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There are 10 ways to get from Kiel to London by shuttle, plane, night train, train, 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.

Recommended option

Shuttle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR

$80 - $243

Cheapest option

Shuttle, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Stansted (STN) HAM - STN

$43 - $141

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Shuttle, fly to London City  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London City (LCY) HAM - LCY

$91 - $391

Shuttle, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Gatwick (LGW) HAM - LGW

$50 - $196

Night train, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Kiel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$243 - $449

Train  •  11 h 37 min

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

$139 - $405

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$328 - $540

Bus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Hamburg 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815

$59 - $159

Train, bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London

$57 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 56 min

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

$154 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to London is to shuttle and fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to London is to shuttle and fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to London. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at London via Hamburg and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to London. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kiel and London is 755 km.

The best way to get from Kiel to London without a car is to night train and train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs 210€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Kiel to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kiel to London is to train which takes 11 h 37 min and costs 120€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 19 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to London.
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  • Distance: 471.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Kiel to London via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 11 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to London via Hamburg and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 19 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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
Night train from Kiel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
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
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.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 Kiel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
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 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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London is 1 h behind Kiel. It is currently 5:54 PM in Kiel and 4:54 PM in London.

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

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9089+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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