There are 11 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night 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 Berlin Tegel  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL

$55 - $242

Cheapest option

Fly London Gatwick to Hamburg  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM

$41 - $171

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Fly London Gatwick to Munich  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Munich (MUC) LGW - MUC

$66 - $237

Fly London Gatwick to Stuttgart  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stuttgart (STR) LGW - STR

$40 - $210

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS

$84 - $312

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$225 - $443

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf

$181 - $453

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria 025
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$139 - $241

Bus, night bus  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria 025
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$70 - $115

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$303 - $370

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 39 min

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

$161 - $241

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South 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 22 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Germany is 461 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany without a car is to train which takes 11 h 25 min and costs £170 - £350.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Gatwick Airport South station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Germany.
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  • Distance: 461.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

easyJet flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Berlin every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Berlin via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Brussels - Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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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
$167
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
$70 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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