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

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Train  •  13h 17m

  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 Greifswald Ic / ...

€264 - €651

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Bus  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Szczecin
  3. Take the bus from Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba to Greifswald central bus station

€80 - €111

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Train via Amsterdam  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Greifswald Ic / ...

€257 - €548

Train, car ferry, bus  •  24h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  3. Take the bus from The Hague to Greifswald central bus station

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 44m

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

€275 - €340

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 16m

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

€189 - €330

Fly London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LCY - BER
  2. Take the train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Greifswald, Bahnhof

€93 - €456

Fly London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LHR - BER
  2. Take the train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Greifswald, Bahnhof

€86 - €387

Fly London Heathrow to Hamburg, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Greifswald

€108 - €346

Fly London Stansted to Hamburg, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Greifswald

€97 - €225

London to Greifswald by train

The train journey time between London and Greifswald is around 30h 22m and covers a distance of around 1349 km. The fastest train normally takes 28h 41m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys and others, the London to Greifswald train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Greifswald. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
30h 22m
Fastest train time:
28h 41m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€264
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:33
Last train departs at:
11:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Greifswald train schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Greifswald is 1.5 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from London to Greifswald is to bus, which costs £65 - £100 and takes 23h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Greifswald is to fly and train which costs £75 - £400 and takes 8h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Greifswald station. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at Greifswald central bus station via Antwerpen and Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Greifswald. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Greifswald via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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The distance between London and Greifswald is 951 km.

The best way to get from London to Greifswald without a car is to train which takes 13h 17m and costs £220 - £600.

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It takes approximately 13h 17m to get from London to Greifswald, including transfers.

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London to Greifswald bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Greifswald is to train which takes 13h 17m and costs £220 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £100 and takes 23h 5m.

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Map of how to get from London to Greifswald.
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  • Distance: 951.2 km
  • Duration: 13h 17m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Greifswald via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf in around 13h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Greifswald via Antwerp, Antwerpen, Szczecin, and Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba in around 23h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €95
Train operators
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
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
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
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 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
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
3 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
reiseauskunft.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 Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€30 - €40
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 Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Greifswald, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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
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 Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba to Greifswald central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from The Hague to Greifswald central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
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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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Greifswald is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 4:26 AM in London and 5:26 AM in Greifswald.

London to Greifswald train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Greifswald station.

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Luxair, Swiss, British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Greifswald. 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 20 min and costs £1 - £5.

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