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There are 13 ways to get from London to Baku by plane, train, bus, night bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) LHR - GYD

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Fly from London Stansted  •  11h 56m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) STN - GYD

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Fly from London City  •  11h 24m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) LCY - GYD

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) LGW - GYD

Train to London Luton, fly  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) LTN - GYD

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) BHX - GYD

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof 83 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Halkali
  5. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku

Bus and ferry, bus, night bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul
  3. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku

Train  •  3 days 21h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf 425
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Przemysl Glowny Ec
  4. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Kyiv-Pas.
  5. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Baku-Pass

Bus, train  •  4 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Warszawa
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Kyiv Pass
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Baku-Pass

Night bus, bus, train  •  4 days 15h

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Duisburg central train station N80
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Dnipro
  3. Take the train from Dnipro-Holovnyi to Baku-Pass

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 days 6h

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

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 8h

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

London Heathrow (LHR) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) is around 9h 16m and covers a distance of around 4002 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 40m. Services are operated by Azerbaijan Airlines, Lufthansa, LOT and others. Typically 70 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

70 Weekly Planes
9h 16m Average Duration
$202 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Azerbaijan

Domestic travel is restricted within Azerbaijan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Azerbaijan

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Last updated: May 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Baku is to night bus and bus and train which costs £100 - £190 and takes 4 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Baku is to fly which costs £130 - £360 and takes 8h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Baku. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Baku-Pass via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Wien Hbf, Przemysl Gl. and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 21h.

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It is approximately 3974 km to get from London to Baku.

The best way to get from London to Baku without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs £280 - £650.

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It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from London to Baku, including transfers.

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London to Baku train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Baku is to fly which takes 8h 32m and costs £130 - £360. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £650 and takes 3 days 21h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 30m.

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Baku is 3h ahead of London. It is currently 1:49 AM in London and 4:49 AM in Baku.

Map of how to get from London to Baku.
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  • Distance: 3973.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 32m

What companies run services between London, England and Baku, Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from London Paddington to Baku every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Baku via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Wien Hbf, Przemysl Glowny, Przemysl Gl., and Kiev Pass in around 3 days 21h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Antalya
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Antalya
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Birmingham to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Antalya
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from London Heathrow to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from London City to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Izmir
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Birmingham to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from London Stansted to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Izmir
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Doha
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Budapest
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$17 - $22
East Midlands Railways
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $55
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
$330 - $370
Standard
$120 - $150
Standard Premier
$170 - $220
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
$320 - $370
Standard
$110 - $140
Standard Premier
$160 - $200
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 Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$90 - $110
1st Class
$95 - $120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Przemysl Glowny
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Kyiv-Pas.
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$30 - $45
2nd class
$45 - $65
1st class
$70 - $100
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Kyiv Pass
Ave. Duration
17h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$35 - $50
2nd class
$45 - $70
1st class
$75 - $110
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Kiev Pass to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$30 - $45
2nd class (coupe)
$50 - $130
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Dnipro-Holovnyi to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$29 - $45
2nd class (coupe)
$45 - $130
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Luks Istanbul
Phone
+90544 210 2535
Website
luksistanbul.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
luksistanbul.com
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$152
Website
Balkan Horn
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
Benz Express
Phone
+38 044 360 3405
Email
mail@busreisen.com.ua
Website
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Duisburg to Dnipro
Ave. Duration
41h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
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 - $170
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
$106
Standard Car - Premium
$169

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London to Baku train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Baku-Pass station.

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Azerbaijan Airlines, Lufthansa, LOT and Turkish Airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport.

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