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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International

$153 - $331

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Train to Dortmund, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Luton (LTN) DTM - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$64 - $224

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Train via Amersfoort  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International

$126 - $348

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080

$90 - $150

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$261 - $302

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 5 min

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

$116 - $166

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

$107 - $341

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

$104 - $256

Train, train to Dortmund, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
  2. Take the train from Hamm to Holzwickede Bf
  3. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Stansted (STN) DTM - STN

$73 - $276

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$152 - $413

Train, train to Bremen, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to London Stansted (STN) BRE - STN

$101 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to London is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bielefeld to London is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bielefeld to London. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld and arriving at London via Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bielefeld to London. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bielefeld and London is 599 km.

The best way to get from Bielefeld to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Bielefeld to London, including transfers.

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Bielefeld to London bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Bielefeld station.

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Bielefeld to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bielefeld Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bielefeld to London is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 130€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bielefeld to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Bielefeld to London.
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  • Distance: 374.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Bielefeld to London via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussels - Midi in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bielefeld to London via Essen - Hauptbahnhof and Essen in around 16 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flights from Dortmund to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $370
Flights from Bremen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Hengelo to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Hamm to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.de
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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