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There are 11 ways to get from London to Knin by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Split, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Split (SPU) LHR - SPU
  2. Take the train from Split to Knin

648 kn - 1.891 kn

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Split, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Split (SPU) LGW - SPU
  3. Take the train from Split to Knin

528 kn - 3.209 kn

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Fly London Heathrow to Zagreb, train  •  10h 39m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zagreb (ZAG) LHR - ZAG
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Knin

573 kn - 1.797 kn

Fly London Stansted to Split, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Split (SPU) STN - SPU
  2. Take the train from Split to Knin

764 kn - 2.248 kn

Train, bus  •  21h 43m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the bus from München to Knin

2.072 kn - 4.328 kn

Train  •  26h 14m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/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 Wien Meidling Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  5. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Knin Ic

2.627 kn - 5.620 kn

Bus via Prague  •  37h 20m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Knin

554 kn - 777 kn

Bus  •  38h 45m

  1. Take the bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 814
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Prijedor
  3. Take the bus from Prijedor to Knin

745 kn - 1.164 kn

Train, night train  •  30h 47m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eil
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling Nj
  3. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Knin En

2.487 kn - 4.930 kn

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 18m

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

2.603 kn - 3.443 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 34m

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

2.055 kn - 3.102 kn

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Knin is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Knin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Knin is to bus via Prague which costs £65 - £95 and takes 37h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Knin is to fly and train which costs £75 - £230 and takes 8h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Knin. However, there are services departing from London, Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Knin via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Zadar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Knin. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Knin via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Wien Meidling and Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 14m.

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The distance between London and Knin is 1471 km.

The best way to get from London to Knin without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 43m and costs £240 - £550.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from London to Knin, including transfers.

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London to Knin bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Knin is to train which takes 26h 14m and costs £300 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus via Prague, which costs £65 - £95 and takes 37h 20m.

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Map of how to get from London to Knin.
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  • Distance: 1470.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between London, England and Knin, Croatia?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Knin via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Wien Meidling, and Zagreb Glavni Kol. in around 26h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Knin via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Zadar in around 37h 20m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from London Gatwick to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.600 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
430 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
550 kn - 3.100 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.200 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.800 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
390 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from London Stansted to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 1.200 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.600 kn
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Split via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 4.400 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kn - 1.700 kn
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
430 kn - 2.800 kn
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Knin
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 70 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Knin
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 190 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.700 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.700 kn
Standard
850 kn - 1.100 kn
Standard Premier
1.200 kn - 1.600 kn
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.600 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.600 kn
Standard
750 kn - 950 kn
Standard Premier
1.100 kn - 1.500 kn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
900 kn - 1.100 kn
1st Class
1.000 kn - 1.300 kn
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 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Wien Meidling to Knin
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 1.400 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
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
1.113 kn
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
RegioJet
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 London, London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 250 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
460 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Phone
043 277 100
Website
cazmatrans.hr
Bus from Prijedor to Knin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
cazmatrans.hr
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
550 kn - 750 kn
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
550 kn - 750 kn
Standard Car - Flexi
900 kn - 1.100 kn

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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London to Knin bus services, operated by Croatia Bus Domestic, arrive at Knin station.

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Knin is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 7:35 AM in London and 8:35 AM in Knin.

London to Knin train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Knin station.

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British Airways, KLM, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Knin. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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