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

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Fly Leipzig to London City  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to London City (LCY) LEJ - LCY

$145 - $672

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Fly Leipzig to London Stansted  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to London Stansted (STN) LEJ - STN

$62 - $402

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Fly Leipzig to London Heathrow  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to London Heathrow (LHR) LEJ - LHR

$133 - $507

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to London City  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London City (LCY) TXL - LCY

$124 - $344

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to London Stansted (STN) SXF - STN

$83 - $224

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to London Luton (LTN) SXF - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$89 - $249

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

$175 - $478

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  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

$232 - $453

Train  •  12 h 2 min

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

$221 - $427

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Lille N367
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$107 - $166

Train, bus  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Magdeburg to The Hague
  3. Take the bus from The Hague to London

$111 - $159

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$394 - $555

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 51 min

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

$157 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to London is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to London is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to London. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to London. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and London is 866 km.

The best way to get from Leipzig to London without a car is to train which takes 10 h 40 min and costs 200€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Leipzig to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to London is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 120€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 400€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to London.
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  • Distance: 541.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Leipzig to London every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to London via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leipzig to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Leipzig to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
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
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
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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
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
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Lille
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Magdeburg to The Hague
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
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 The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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London is 1 h behind Leipzig. It is currently 2:46 PM in Leipzig and 1:46 PM in London.

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

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Flybe, Swiss, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Leipzig Airport to London City 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 Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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