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There are 11 ways to get from Berlin to London by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Berlin Tegel to London City  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London City (LCY) TXL - LCY

£69 - £368

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to London Stansted (STN) SXF - STN

£38 - £493

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Fly Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London Heathrow (LHR) TXL - LHR

£48 - £298

Fly Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London Gatwick (LGW) TXL - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£62 - £206

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to London Luton (LTN) SXF - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£55 - £179

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City  •  5h

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London City (LCY) BER - LCY

£44 - £258

Train via Brussels  •  10h 37m

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

£184 - £575

Train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£221 - £468

Bus  •  22h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lille N1325
  2. Take the bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris centre - Bercy > Lille > Londres / ...

£52 - £76

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 26m

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

£241 - £290

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 39m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£115 - £206

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to London is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 22h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to London is to fly which costs 75€ - 410€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to London station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to London. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Duisburg Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 37m.

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The distance between Berlin and London is 582 miles.

The best way to get from Berlin to London without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 10h 37m and costs 200€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Berlin to London, including transfers.

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Berlin to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to London is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs 75€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train via Brussels, which costs 200€ - 650€ and takes 10h 37m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 22h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to London.
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  • Distance: 582.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

British Airways and KLM fly from Berlin to London Bank DLR every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to London King's Cross via Duisburg Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10h 37m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £430
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £230
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
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 Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £140
Website
Thalys
Standard
£65 - £95
Comfort
£80 - £110
Premium
£100 - £140
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £180
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£290 - £330
Standard
£120 - £150
Standard Premier
£170 - £220
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
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lille
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Blablabus
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 Lille, Europe to London
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Berlin to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Berlin. It is currently 3:50 AM in Berlin and 2:50 AM in London.

Berlin to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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British Airways and KLM offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to London City Airport.

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Book your Berlin to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 6697+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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