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Recommended option

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 1 min

  1. BHX - DUS

$79 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. N44

$76 - $119

12 alternative options

Train to Birmingham, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 16 min

  1. BHX - FRA

$123 - $353

Train to Birmingham, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 41 min

  1. BHX - TXL

$102 - $279

Train to Birmingham, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 39 min

  1. BHX - HAM

$96 - $264

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 19 min

  1. LCY - DUS

$97 - $361

Train to Birmingham, fly to Munich  •  6 h 5 min

  1. BHX - MUC

$128 - $430

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 51 min

  1. STN - CGN

$93 - $260

Train to Birmingham, fly to Stuttgart  •  6 h 22 min

  1. BHX - STR

$101 - $258

Train via Köln Hbf  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Est
  2. Tha / ...
  3. Ice

$218 - $530

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Ic

$219 - $550

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 39 min

$145 - $244

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 58 min

$333 - $409

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 2 min

$185 - $273

Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Germany is 811 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Germany is to bus and night bus which costs £55 - £90 and takes 25 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Germany is to train and fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs £55 - £200.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Germany. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Germany. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Leicester to Germany, including transfers.

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Germany?

You can take a train from Leicester to Berlin via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 11 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Stuttgart via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Antwerp
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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