There are 13 ways to get from Germany to England by plane, subway, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Dusseldorf to London City, Tube  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  2. Take the Tube from Monument Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station

$71 - $297

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Fly Dusseldorf to Birmingham  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Birmingham (BHX) DUS - BHX

$44 - $218

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Fly Dusseldorf to London Heathrow, Tube  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station

$79 - $252

Fly Frankfurt to London City  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

$104 - $378

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted, line 29 bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Finsbury Park to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road

$64 - $199

Fly Hamburg to London Heathrow  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR

$85 - $263

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  5 h 34 min

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

$123 - $367

Train via Köln Hbf  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$319 - $597

Train  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est En
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$273 - $520

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$127 - $181

Bus  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N44
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus / ...

$73 - $151

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  5. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$389 - $512

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$166 - $240

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Germany to England. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin Kaiserdamm, Lille and Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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The distance between Germany and England is 777 km.

The best way to get from Germany to England without a car is to train which takes 12 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Germany to England, including transfers.

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Germany to England bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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The best way to get from Germany to England is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 51 min.

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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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Germany to England bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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Flybe, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 286+ hotels available in England. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Germany to England.
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  • Distance: 485.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Germany and England?

Flybe, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Birmingham every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to London via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and Euston Underground Station in around 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
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 Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Finsbury Park to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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The best way to get from Germany to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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