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

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Fly from London Heathrow

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

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Subway to London Stansted, fly

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Subway to London City, fly

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to Cannon Street station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Train to London Gatwick, fly

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Train to London Luton, fly

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Train via Cologne

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Bus via Antwerp

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Berlin

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Chelsea to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Berlin
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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea to Berlin is to bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 22h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Chelsea to Berlin is to fly. Taking this option will cost £65 - £430 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelsea station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at Berlin via Antwerpen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelsea station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from South Kensington station and arriving at Berlin Hauptbahnhof via London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Chelsea and Berlin is 935 km.

The best way to get from Chelsea to Berlin without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 10h 56m and costs £140 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Chelsea to Berlin, including transfers.

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Chelsea to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Chelsea to Berlin train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs £65 - £430. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs £140 - £550 and takes 10h 56m, you could also bus via Antwerp, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 19h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 935.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

British Airways, Eurowings and six other airlines fly from Chelsea to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelsea to Berlin Hbf via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 10h 56m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €450
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €450
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €450
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €450
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €450
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Brandenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Brandenburg via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €800
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €750
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €850
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Köln Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Lille Bus Station Europe
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Chelsea to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin is 1h ahead of Chelsea. It is currently 10:52 AM in Chelsea and 11:52 AM in Berlin.

Chelsea to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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