There are 13 ways to get from London to Rust by train, bus, 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 via Paris  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Lahr(Schwarzw) Tgv

194€ - 460€

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Fly London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) STN - FKB
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Ringsheim

53€ - 208€

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Train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg Tgv

202€ - 500€

Train, bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Strasbourg Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Namur > Luxembourg > Metz > Strasbourg

125€ - 368€

Bus  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 1920
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rust 007 / ...

55€ - 67€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 58m

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

240€ - 286€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 16m

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

117€ - 171€

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

62€ - 360€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Basel, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

61€ - 309€

Fly London Heathrow to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stuttgart (STR) LHR - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg

90€ - 335€

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

118€ - 497€

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

112€ - 458€

Fly London City to Luxembourg, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX) LCY - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg

75€ - 263€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Rust is to bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rust is to fly and train which costs £55 - £330 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Rust. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Rust via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 20m.

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The distance between London and Rust is 668 km.

The best way to get from London to Rust without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 19m and costs £170 - £420.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from London to Rust, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Rust is to train via Paris which takes 7h 19m and costs £170 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Rust.
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  • Distance: 667.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Rust via Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Lahr, Orschweier, and Orschweier Bahnhof in around 7h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Rust via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 19h 20m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 490€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 460€
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 460€
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 200€
Train operators
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 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
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 Lahr(Schwarzw)
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 95€
1st Class
85€ - 110€
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Ringsheim
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Baden-Baden to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Offenburg to Ringsheim
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
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 London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rust
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Air France, British Airways, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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