There are 9 ways to get from London to Düsseldorf by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf

$143 - $305

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Train to Southend, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) SEN - CGN

$56 - $429

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 30 min

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

$76 - $145

Bus, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Utrecht Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf ICE International

$58 - $85

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 52 min

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

$91 - $140

Fly London City to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS

$70 - $287

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf  •  4 h

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS

$78 - $239

Fly London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) STN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$58 - $229

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) LHR - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$101 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Düsseldorf is to bus and train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs £50 - £220 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Düsseldorf via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Düsseldorf via Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between London and Düsseldorf is 300 miles.

The best way to get from London to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £100 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from London to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £100 - £240. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £50 - £220 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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

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London to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf station.

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Map of how to get from London to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 300.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from London to Düsseldorf via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussels - Midi in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, British Airways, Flybe and KLM fly from London to Düsseldorf every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Southend to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$46
High
$49
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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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