There are 13 ways to get from Heidelberg to London by train, 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 via Strasbourg  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International

$200 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station N36
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

$41 - $59

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Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$184 - $401

Bus, train  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Liege
  2. Take the train from Liege-Palais to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London

$84 - $121

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$274 - $321

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 1 min

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

$128 - $185

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

$122 - $407

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

$121 - $362

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Heathrow (LHR) STR - LHR

$110 - $341

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN

$88 - $277

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Gatwick (LGW) STR - LGW

$83 - $291

Train, train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Rastatt
  3. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to London Stansted (STN) FKB - STN

$81 - $241

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

$113 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to London is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to London station. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to London. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and London is 666 km.

The best way to get from Heidelberg to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 170€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Heidelberg to London, including transfers.

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

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Heidelberg to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to London is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 170€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to London.
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  • Distance: 416.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to London via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, and Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to London via Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station and Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
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
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Train operators
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$190 - $290
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Palais to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $35
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
AVG
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
avg.info
Bus operators
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 Heidelberg to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim to Liege
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Heidelberg to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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Heidelberg to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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