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There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Hannover, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ)
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen

Cheapest option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Kassel
  3. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen

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Fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Goettingen

Fly to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen

Train

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

Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen

Train #2

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  4. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Göttingen

Bus, train via Brussels

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Essen
  3. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
  4. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Göttingen

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to University of Göttingen

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to University of Göttingen

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen by train, subway and walk

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Göttingen is around 9h 46m and covers a distance of around 1034 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 19m. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail, London Underground (Tube) and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen service departs from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arrives in University of Göttingen. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

20 Weekly Services
9h 46m Average Duration
€222 Cheapest Price
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United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Göttingen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Göttingen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in University of Göttingen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen is to bus and train which costs £40 - £90 and takes 21h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen is to fly and train which costs £80 - £300 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to University of Göttingen. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Goettingen via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Göttingen is 718 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen without a car is to train which takes 9h 46m and costs £180 - £490.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Goettingen station.

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British Airways, Air France, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen.
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  • Distance: 718.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and University of Göttingen, Germany?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Göttingen via London Paddington Train Station, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Goettingen in around 9h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €1500
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €330
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 Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
HVV
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 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€23 - €35
1st Class
€35 - €55
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Eurobahn
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Wattenscheid to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Phone
+49 9126 288825
Website
train-rental.com
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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
€157
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Essen
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
Union Ivkoni
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
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Kassel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from D-Worringer Platz,W57 to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€101
Standard Car - Premium
€161

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