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There are 11 ways to get from Leeds to Oberhausen by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus or car train

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Fly Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LBA - DUS

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Train to Manchester, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAN - DUS

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BHX - DUS

Train to Manchester, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MAN - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf

Fly Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re / ...

Train via Rotterdam  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf 78 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 37m

  1. Drive from Leeds to Hull
  2. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  3. Drive from Rotterdam to Oberhausen

Bus  •  19h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street - Cardiff North Road / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station London Victoria Green Line Station - Sofia Central Bus Station

Bus, train  •  19h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Bus Station to London Finchley Road
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station 814
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf 78 / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Leeds to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Oberhausen
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 28 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Oberhausen is to bus and train which costs £60 - £120 and takes 19h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Oberhausen is to train and fly which costs £65 - £260 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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It is approximately 623 km to get from Leeds to Oberhausen.

The best way to get from Leeds to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 9h 14m and costs £130 - £700.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Leeds to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Leeds to Oberhausen train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Oberhausen is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs £35 - £280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £700 and takes 9h 14m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Oberhausen is 1h ahead of Leeds. It is currently 10:17 PM in Leeds and 11:17 PM in Oberhausen.

Map of how to get from Leeds to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 622.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Oberhausen, Germany?

KLM, Jet2.com and two other airlines fly from Leeds to Oberhausen 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeds to Oberhausen via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€13 - €180
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€28 - €40
Anytime Day Single
€100 - €150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€160 - €240
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €160
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €26
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Leeds Bus Station to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €26
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leeds to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Ferry operators

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Leeds to Oberhausen train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Eurowings, Air France, Jet2.com and KLM offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Oberhausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs £4.

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