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There are 13 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train via Paris  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£164 - £392

Cheapest option

Train, bus and ferry  •  16h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Mannheim to London

£34 - £80

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Train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Trier Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£126 - £400

Train, bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière L40
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 5m

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

£195 - £224

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 34m

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

£127 - £222

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5h 35m

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

£107 - £925

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 41m

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

£70 - £435

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to London City  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
  2. Take the bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY

£88 - £438

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 23m

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

£93 - £380

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 16m

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

£69 - £277

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Birmingham  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£121 - £470

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£96 - £450

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to London is to train and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 16h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to London is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 1100€ and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to London. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and London is 377 miles.

The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to London without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 6m and costs 190€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Kaiserslautern to London, including transfers.

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Kaiserslautern to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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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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London is 1h behind Kaiserslautern. It is currently 7:04 PM in Kaiserslautern and 6:04 PM in London.

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

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to London.
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  • Distance: 377.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to London King's Cross via Paris l'Est and Paris Nord in around 6h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £110
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £190
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £2,500
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£12 - £150
Train operators
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£60 - £75
1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£23 - £28
1st Class
£18 - £22
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£23 - £27
1st Class
£18 - £21
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
Railjet
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Railjet
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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
£14 - £20
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Mannheim to London
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£0
Website
Mobiliteit
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
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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