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

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 to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5h 1m

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

$121 - $407

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Bus RegioJet  •  13h 20m

  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

$39 - $58

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 3m

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

$119 - $362

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 15m

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

$92 - $347

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

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

$87 - $277

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 41m

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

$108 - $279

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

$136 - $395

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$172 - $362

Train  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$167 - $351

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Aschaffenburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$345 - $483

Bus Ouibus  •  21h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim Hbf to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London Ouibus

$86 - $123

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 1m

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

$128 - $185

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to London is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 5h 1m.

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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 13h 20m.

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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 Mannheim Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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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 8h 25m and costs 150€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m 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 Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to London is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs 150€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 13h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to London.
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  • Distance: 416.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to London via Mannheim Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 8h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to London via Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station and Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière in around 13h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to The Hague
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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London is 1h behind Heidelberg. It is currently 3:55 PM in Heidelberg and 2:55 PM in London.

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

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Luxair, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport.

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