There are 12 ways to get from London to Jena by train, car, car train, bus, 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 via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  12 h 35 min

  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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies Ice / ...

$261 - $486

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena

$59 - $86

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Train  •  13 h 40 min

  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 Naumburg(Saale)Hbf Ic

$239 - $448

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  7. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda Ice
  8. Drive from Fulda to Jena

$416 - $539

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Jena, Jena central bus station 322 / ...

$66 - $110

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 41 min

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

$151 - $220

Fly London City to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LCY - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Jena Paradies

$141 - $374

Fly London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Jena Paradies

$134 - $316

Fly London Stansted to Nuremberg, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nuremberg (NUE) STN - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies

$98 - $303

Fly London Stansted to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies

$84 - $438

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies

$197 - $516

Fly London Heathrow to Hannover, train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies

$170 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Jena is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 18 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Jena is to fly and train which costs £60 - £340 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Jena. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Jena via Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Jena. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Jena Paradies via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Leipzig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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The distance between London and Jena is 511 miles.

The best way to get from London to Jena without a car is to train which takes 12 h 35 min and costs £200 - £380.

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It takes approximately 12 h 35 min to get from London to Jena, including transfers.

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London to Jena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Jena is to train which takes 12 h 35 min and costs £200 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 18 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Jena.
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  • Distance: 511.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from London to Jena via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Leipzig Hbf in around 12 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Jena via Frankfurt and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$53
Train from Köln Hbf to Naumburg(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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