There are 10 ways to get from London to Bad Karlshafen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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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Train  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hagen Hauptbahnhof to Warburg Re

260€ - 656€

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Drive, car ferry  •  9h 4m

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

91€ - 187€

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  9h 43m

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

246€ - 574€

Train #2  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Northeim(Han) Re2 / ...

211€ - 523€

Bus  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the bus from London to Düsseldorf N80
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 023 / ...

145€ - 176€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 32m

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

234€ - 275€

Fly London Heathrow to Hannover, train  •  8h 2m

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

108€ - 571€

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe

169€ - 473€

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Warburg

135€ - 378€

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Warburg

134€ - 409€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bad Karlshafen is to drive and car ferry which costs £80 - £170 and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bad Karlshafen is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £210 - £250 and takes 7h 32m.

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The distance between London and Bad Karlshafen is 662 km.

The best way to get from London to Bad Karlshafen without a car is to train which takes 8h 59m and costs £230 - £600.

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It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from London to Bad Karlshafen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Bad Karlshafen is to train which takes 8h 59m and costs £230 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £160 and takes 17h 7m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Bad Karlshafen is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 8:48 PM in London and 9:48 PM in Bad Karlshafen.

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

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There are 136+ hotels available in Bad Karlshafen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 661.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 59m

What companies run services between London, England and Bad Karlshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Bad Karlshafen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Hagen Hbf, Hagen Hauptbahnhof, and Warburg in around 8h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Bad Karlshafen via Düsseldorf and Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe in around 17h 7m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 650€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 1600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Train operators
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
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Northeim(Han)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
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 Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Warburg(Westf)
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hagen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hagen Hauptbahnhof to Warburg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Northeim(Han)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
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
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Warburg
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
6€ - 55€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
7€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 55€

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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