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

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Fly Leipzig to London City  •  6h 25m

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

£135 - £280

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Lille N367
  2. Take the bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris centre - Bercy > Lille > Londres / ...

£48 - £71

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Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to London City  •  5h 48m

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

£150 - £260

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London Heathrow (LHR) TXL - LHR

£114 - £240

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to London Gatwick (LGW) TXL - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£78 - £208

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to London Gatwick (LGW) SXF - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£77 - £257

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 30m

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

£88 - £201

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 44m

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

£131 - £457

Train to Hannover, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAJ - LHR

£114 - £521

Train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£211 - £492

Train via Cologne  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£214 - £551

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 38m

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£237 - £286

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 6m

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

£109 - £202

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to London is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to London is to train and fly which costs 160€ - 290€ and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to London station. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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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 Eurostar via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 13m.

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The distance between Leipzig and London is 541 miles.

The best way to get from Leipzig to London without a car is to train which takes 10h 13m and costs 230€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Leipzig to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to London is to fly which takes 6h 25m and costs 150€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 550€ and takes 10h 13m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 21h.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to London.
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  • Distance: 541.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Leipzig to London Bank DLR every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to London King's Cross via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10h 13m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Gatwick via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Gatwick via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £750
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£250 - £750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £460
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £360
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £320
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £330
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leipzig to London City via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £340
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £460
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£270 - £420
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £360
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £320
Train operators
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 Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£85 - £120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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).

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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
13h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille, Europe to London
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Leipzig. It is currently 11:19 AM in Leipzig and 10:19 AM in London.

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

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British Airways, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to London City Airport.

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Book your Leipzig to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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