There are 13 ways to get from Karlsruhe to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$182 - $390

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Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 20 min

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

$62 - $213

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Bus via Brussels, Gare du Midi  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

$76 - $105

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920

$74 - $134

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 2 min

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

$278 - $327

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 18 min

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

$133 - $193

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 32 min

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

$104 - $337

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe 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

$128 - $408

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe 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

$126 - $363

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 40 min

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

$78 - $287

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 25 min

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

$116 - $276

Train, train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

$158 - $485

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to London City  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY

$114 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to London is to bus which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to London is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe to London. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at London via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and London is 667 km.

The best way to get from Karlsruhe to London without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 150€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Karlsruhe to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to London is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 150€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Karlsruhe to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to London.
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  • Distance: 416.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to London via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlsruhe to London via Brussels North, Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Brussels, Gare du Midi in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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 Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
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
4 h
When
Monday to 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 Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $40
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
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 Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
Eurostar
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
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
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Karlsruhe to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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London is 1 h behind Karlsruhe. It is currently 7:15 PM in Karlsruhe and 6:15 PM in London.

British Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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