There are 13 ways to get from Aachen to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£120 - £404

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Bus  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to London 1920

£26 - £35

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Train, bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£33 - £49

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£180 - £204

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£53 - £120

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£80 - £368

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£86 - £338

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£47 - £392

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

£90 - £302

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£37 - £404

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Heerlen
  2. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN

£51 - £143

Train, train to Antwerp, fly to London City  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to London City (LCY) ANR - LCY

£84 - £276

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

£138 - £601

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to London is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 12h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to London is to train which costs 130€ - 450€ and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at London. Services depart three times a day, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 12h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to London. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Aachen and London is 275 miles.

The best way to get from Aachen to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs 130€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Aachen to London, including transfers.

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Aachen to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to London is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs 130€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 12h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to London.
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  • Distance: 275.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Aachen to London King's Cross via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost £26 - £35 and the journey takes 12h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £550
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £370
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £450
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £800
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £320
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Flights from Antwerp to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £250
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £85
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Air Antwerp
Website
airantwerp.com
Flights from Antwerp to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £70
Comfort
£60 - £80
Premium
£70 - £95
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £75
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £55
Comfort
£45 - £65
Premium
£50 - £75
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £95
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£60 - £75
Standard Premier
£95 - £130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Eupen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£11 - £17
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£5 - £8
1st Class
£8 - £12
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen West to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
arriva.nl
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £28
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£12 - £17
1st Class
£19 - £28
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to London
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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