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There are 14 ways to get from London to Heerlen by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Aachen Central Station Ice

$106 - $254

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Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Heerlen

$63 - $216

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Train via Liege-Guillemins  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Liège-Guillemins Ic / ...

$85 - $243

Train, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Hasselt Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D 20a / ...

$80 - $213

Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven to Heerlen

$115 - $320

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Maastricht 328

$74 - $108

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Heerlen

$235 - $267

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$91 - $135

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$122 - $315

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 46 min

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

$101 - $353

Fly London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) STN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Zandweg

$79 - $243

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$109 - $305

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
  4. Take the train from Maastricht to Heerlen

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven to Heerlen

$83 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Heerlen is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £55 - £85 and takes 11 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Heerlen is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £180 - £210 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Heerlen via Lille and Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Heerlen via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Liege-Guillemins and Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between London and Heerlen is 269 miles.

The best way to get from London to Heerlen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs £80 - £200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from London to Heerlen, including transfers.

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

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

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Eindhoven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Heerlen.
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  • Distance: 269.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between London, England and Heerlen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from London to Heerlen via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Aachen Central Station, and Aachen, Hauptbahnhof in around 5 h 6 min.

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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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 Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
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 Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
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
20 min
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
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Hasselt to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Zandweg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Heerlerbaan Zandweg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Ferry operators

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

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Heerlen is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 2:53 PM in London and 3:53 PM in Heerlen.

London to Heerlen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liège-Guillemins station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Eindhoven Airport.

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There are 964+ hotels available in Heerlen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 45 min and costs £19.

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