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There are 10 ways to get from London to Erlangen by train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  9h

  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 Nuernberg Hbf Ice

222€ - 556€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Nuremberg central bus station 128 / ...

37€ - 104€

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Bus, train  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Maastricht to Nuremberg central bus station 128

81€ - 159€

Train, night train  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nuernberg Hbf Nj

157€ - 461€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 52m

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

250€ - 300€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 24m

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

174€ - 300€

Fly London City to Nuremberg  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Nuremberg (NUE) LCY - NUE

244€ - 960€

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

152€ - 1116€

Fly London Heathrow to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

105€ - 577€

Fly London Heathrow to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stuttgart (STR) LHR - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

105€ - 448€

London to Erlangen by train

The train journey time between London and Erlangen is around 8h 18m and covers a distance of around 1017 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 13m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the London to Erlangen train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Erlangen. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Erlangen train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Erlangen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Erlangen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Erlangen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Erlangen is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £30 - £90 and takes 18h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Erlangen is to fly and train which costs £130 - £1,000 and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Erlangen. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Erlangen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between London and Erlangen is 814 km.

The best way to get from London to Erlangen without a car is to train which takes 9h and costs £190 - £480.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from London to Erlangen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Erlangen is to train which takes 9h and costs £190 - £480. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £200 - £850 and takes 8h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Erlangen is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 6:11 PM in London and 7:11 PM in Erlangen.

Map of how to get from London to Erlangen.
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  • Distance: 814.2 km
  • Duration: 9h

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Erlangen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Nuernberg Hbf in around 9h. Alternatively, Lufthansa, KLM and four other airlines fly from London Bank DLR to Erlangen 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 700€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 750€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 2900€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London City to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Nightjet
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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London to Erlangen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Nuernberg Hbf station.

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Ryanair, Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Erlangen. Prices start at 75€ 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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