There are 12 ways to get from Duisburg to London by train, bus, night 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  •  5h 43m

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

£157 - £442

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Duisburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1304
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£33 - £44

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Bus, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£112 - £361

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 28m

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

£184 - £210

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Duisburg to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£57 - £126

Fly Dusseldorf to London Heathrow  •  4h 7m

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

£69 - £338

Fly Dusseldorf to London City  •  4h 6m

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

£75 - £308

Fly Dusseldorf to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 20m

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

£53 - £296

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£47 - £367

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£37 - £379

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Luton  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£81 - £352

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 6m

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

£45 - £381

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The cheapest way to get from Duisburg to London is to night bus and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Duisburg to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Duisburg to London. However, there are services departing from Duisburg and arriving at London via Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Duisburg to London. However, there are services departing from Duisburg Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Duisburg and London is 298 miles.

The best way to get from Duisburg to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs 170€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Duisburg to London, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Duisburg to London.
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  • Distance: 298.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

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

You can take a train from Duisburg to London King's Cross via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 5h 43m. Alternatively, British Airways, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Duisburg to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £550
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £450
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £320
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £250
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £850
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £140
Website
Thalys
Standard
£65 - £95
Comfort
£75 - £100
Premium
£95 - £140
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £50
Comfort
£45 - £60
Premium
£45 - £70
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 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
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
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 Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gleis 11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express Rail
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
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 Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£16 - £23
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £17
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 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
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
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
Night bus from Duisburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £16
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 Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The best way to get from Duisburg to London is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs 170€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 75€ - 380€ and takes 4h 7m.

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

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