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There are 14 ways to get from Brighton to Germany by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL

$66 - $277

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Fly London Gatwick to Hamburg  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM

$54 - $212

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Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS

$96 - $344

Fly London Gatwick to Stuttgart  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stuttgart (STR) LGW - STR

$55 - $248

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS

$109 - $300

Fly London Gatwick to Cologne Bonn  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LGW - CGN

$104 - $430

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN

$84 - $241

Train to London Luton, fly to Dortmund  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dortmund (DTM) LTN - DTM

$66 - $207

Train via Köln Hbf  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$235 - $465

Train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf

$191 - $476

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station 025 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$142 - $240

Train, bus, night bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$92 - $174

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Berlin

$392 - $545

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 2 min

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

$167 - $248

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Germany is to fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Germany is to fly which costs £75 - £330 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Germany. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Germany. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Germany is 462 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Germany without a car is to train which takes 12 h 30 min and costs £180 - £360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Brighton to Germany, including transfers.

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Brighton to Germany bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Germany train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Germany is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £50 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £180 - £360 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Germany.
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  • Distance: 462.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Germany?

easyJet flies from Brighton to Berlin every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Berlin via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.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 Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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 London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Brighton to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Brighton to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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