There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems by plane, train, 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 London Gatwick to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LGW - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf

64€ - 301€

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Bus, train  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf Re

28€ - 36€

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Train to London City, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf

119€ - 419€

Train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  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 Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...

173€ - 559€

Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 815
  3. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Coblenz N93 / ...

47€ - 63€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bad Ems

226€ - 262€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bad Ems

97€ - 144€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems is to bus and train which costs £23 - £35 and takes 17h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems is to fly and train which costs £55 - £260 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Bad Ems West via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bad Ems is 561 km.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems without a car is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs £150 - £490.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs £150 - £490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Bad Ems is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 5:02 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 6:02 AM in Bad Ems.

Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems.
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  • Distance: 561.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Bad Ems, Germany?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, and Koblenz Hbf in around 8h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Coblenz, and Koblenz Hbf in around 17h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 3000€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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 Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hnf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Köln to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
14€ - 18€
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
10€ - 15€
Anytime 1st Class
19€ - 26€
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 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
55€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
TransRegio
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
152€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
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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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Coblenz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bad Ems train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koblenz Hbf station.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 696+ hotels available in Bad Ems. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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