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There are 10 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie by plane, subway, train, night bus, bus, car, car train 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.

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Fly from London City

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Fly from London Stansted

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Subway to London Heathrow, fly

  1. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to London Gatwick, fly

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to London Luton, fly

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train via Cologne

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
  4. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin-Spandau

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to S Südkreuz Bhf

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Checkpoint Charlie

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Checkpoint Charlie

Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Liverpool Street Station and Checkpoint Charlie is around 13h 53m and covers a distance of around 1145 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 16m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 57m. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 37m
Layover time:
5h 16m
Total time:
13h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 57m
Journey distance:
1145 km
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
€240
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:42
Last service departs at:
17:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie subway, train and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which costs £26 - £140 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which costs £45 - £270 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool Street Station station to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street station and arriving at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Wuppertal Hbf and S Spandau Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and Checkpoint Charlie is 927 km.

The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 11h 10m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs £45 - £270. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs £180 - £600 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 927.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

British Airways, Luxair and Lufthansa fly from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Liverpool Street Station to Checkpoint Charlie via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Wuppertal Hbf, S Spandau Bhf, and S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€15 - €18
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €21
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €24
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
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 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 Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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)
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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 Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
€156
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
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.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€160 - €190

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Luxair, Lufthansa and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 762+ hotels available in Checkpoint Charlie. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 49 min and costs £16 - £27.

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