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There are 12 ways to get from London to Strasbourg by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Paris  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris-Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

167€ - 456€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg Tgv

57€ - 78€

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Train  •  5h 38m

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

182€ - 465€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 25m

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

230€ - 270€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 18m

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

154€ - 270€

Fly London Heathrow to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stuttgart (STR) LHR - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

93€ - 373€

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

137€ - 409€

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

120€ - 290€

Fly London City to Luxembourg, train  •  7h 5m

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

112€ - 541€

Fly London City to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg

129€ - 406€

Fly London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train  •  6h 32m

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

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LHR - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Offenburg

93€ - 401€

London to Strasbourg by train

The train journey time between London and Strasbourg is around 10h 24m and covers a distance of around 886 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 23m. Operated by Eurostar and TGV inOui, the London to Strasbourg train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Strasbourg. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Strasbourg train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London to Strasbourg is to bus and train which costs £45 - £70 and takes 13h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Strasbourg is to train via Paris which costs £140 - £400 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Strasbourg via Paris-Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between London and Strasbourg is 649 km.

The best way to get from London to Strasbourg without a car is to train via Paris which takes 4h 59m and costs £140 - £400.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from London to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Strasbourg is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 7:17 PM in London and 8:17 PM in Strasbourg.

London to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Map of how to get from London to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 648.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between London, England and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Strasbourg via Paris Nord and Paris-Est in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 1200€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 95€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 110€
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 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
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 Paris-Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
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 Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 100€
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
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
50€ - 70€
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Baden-Baden to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG
Phone
ortenaulinie
Email
tgo@ortenaulinie.de
Website
ortenaulinie.de
Train from Appenweier Bahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG
Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs-AG
Phone
07821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Train from Appenweier to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
sweg.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
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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