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There are 12 ways to get from Düsseldorf to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5h 23m

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

£160 - £448

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£33 - £58

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Train via Amsterdam  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras Int. Eurostar

£160 - £385

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 41m

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

£185 - £210

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 54m

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

£59 - £125

Fly Dusseldorf to London City  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£68 - £389

Fly Dusseldorf to London Heathrow  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£47 - £229

Fly Dusseldorf to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£66 - £317

Fly Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£49 - £202

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  4h 56m

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

£35 - £104

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Luton (LTN) DTM - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN

£49 - £127

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to London is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to London is to fly which costs 70€ - 430€ and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to London. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at London via Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to London. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and London is 300 miles.

The best way to get from Düsseldorf to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 23m and costs 170€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Düsseldorf to London, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to London train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to London is to train which takes 5h 23m and costs 170€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 430€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to London.
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  • Distance: 300.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to London King's Cross via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 5h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to London Victoria via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Bruxelles, Nord in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £70
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £70
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £310
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
Thalys
Standard
£65 - £90
Comfort
£75 - £100
Premium
£95 - £130
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 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 Int.
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£290 - £330
Standard
£120 - £150
Standard Premier
£170 - £220
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
National Express
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de
Db Ag
Website
efa.vrr.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
efa.vrr.de
eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
eurobahn.de
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
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 Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Dusseldorf to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
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 Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Düsseldorf to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Düsseldorf. It is currently 3:35 AM in Düsseldorf and 2:35 AM in London.

Düsseldorf 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 Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 60€.

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