There are 12 ways to get from London to Berlin by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LCY - TXL

134€ - 218€

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL

57€ - 158€

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Fly London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL

93€ - 188€

Fly London Stansted to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) STN - SXF

70€ - 156€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) LGW - SXF

57€ - 221€

Train to London Luton, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) LTN - SXF

88€ - 322€

Train via Cologne  •  10h

  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 Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

236€ - 646€

Train  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic

187€ - 473€

Train, bus via Amsterdam  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin

167€ - 403€

Train, bus  •  17h 42m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N1325

132€ - 390€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 29m

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

269€ - 335€

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 1m

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

121€ - 237€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Berlin is to train and fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Berlin is to fly which costs £120 - £200 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Berlin. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Hagen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between London and Berlin is 932 km.

The best way to get from London to Berlin without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 10h and costs £210 - £600.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from London to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 26m and costs £120 - £200. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs £210 - £600 and takes 10h.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Berlin is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:23 AM in London and 11:23 AM in Berlin.

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  • Distance: 931.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between London, England and Berlin, Germany?

British Airways, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from London Bank DLR to Berlin every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Berlin Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, and Hagen Hbf in around 10h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 370€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 360€
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 370€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 470€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 800€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
300€ - 500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
290€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 360€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 370€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
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€
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 360€
Standard
130€ - 170€
Standard Premier
180€ - 240€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
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 Hagen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
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
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
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
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
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Lille to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
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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London to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Luxair, Swiss, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1364+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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