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There are 13 ways to get from London to Bielefeld by train, bus and ferry, 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  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Ice / ...

$153 - $324

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Train to London Luton, fly to Dortmund, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dortmund (DTM) LTN - DTM
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Bielefeld Hbf

$56 - $220

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Train via Amersfoort  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hengelo
  4. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf

Bus and ferry, bus  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Düsseldorf 280
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld

$114 - $173

Bus, train  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Drive from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld

$300 - $412

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bielefeld

$111 - $170

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf

$105 - $353

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf

$113 - $305

Fly London Heathrow to Hannover, train  •  6h 21m

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

$121 - $361

Fly London Stansted to Dortmund, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dortmund (DTM) STN - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede Bf to Hamm
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Bielefeld Hbf

$61 - $275

Fly London Stansted to Hannover, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hannover (HAJ) STN - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf

$104 - $469

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from London to Bielefeld is to train and fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bielefeld is to train and fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Bielefeld. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Bielefeld via Lille and Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bielefeld. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bielefeld Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between London and Bielefeld is 374 miles.

The best way to get from London to Bielefeld without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs £110 - £250.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from London to Bielefeld, including transfers.

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London to Bielefeld bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London to Bielefeld.
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  • Distance: 374.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

You can take a train from London to Bielefeld via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Köln Hbf in around 6h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $370
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Hamm to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Hamm
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm Westfalen to Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.de
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bielefeld
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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London to Bielefeld bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Bielefeld station.

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London to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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British Airways, Flybe and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Bielefeld. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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