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There are 13 ways to get from London to Sylt by plane, bus, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Billund, bus, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Esbjerg Busterminal
  3. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Skærbæk St.

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Fly London Stansted to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll

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Fly London Heathrow to Billund, bus, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Esbjerg Busterminal
  3. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Skærbæk St.

Fly London Stansted to Billund, bus, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Esbjerg Busterminal
  3. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Skærbæk St.

Fly London Heathrow to Westerland

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Westerland (GWT)

Fly London Heathrow to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll

Fly London Stansted to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Elmshorn to Niebüll

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll

Train via Amsterdam

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Hamburg central bus station
  3. Take the train from Elmshorn to Niebüll

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cologne Airport CGN
  2. Take the bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Flensburg central train station
  3. Take the bus from Flensburg ZOB to Niebüll ZOB

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

London to Sylt by train

21 Weekly Trains
12h 42m Average Duration
€304 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • There are no current restrictions
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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sylt is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Sylt is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Sylt is to bus and train which costs £60 - £90 and takes 22h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Sylt is to fly which takes 6h 57m and costs £120 - £600.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Sylt. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Niebüll ZOB via Cologne Airport CGN, Flensburg Bahnhof and Flensburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Sylt. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Niebüll via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf and Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 42m.

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The distance between London and Sylt is 678 km.

The best way to get from London to Sylt without a car is to train which takes 12h 42m and costs £250 - £700.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from London to Sylt, including transfers.

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London to Sylt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Sylt is to fly which takes 6h 57m and costs £120 - £600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £700 and takes 12h 42m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 26h 7m.

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Map of how to get from London to Sylt.
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  • Distance: 678.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

Eurowings, Sylt Air and British Airways fly from London Paddington to Tinnum twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Niebüll via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg-Altona in around 12h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €1300
Flights from London Heathrow to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €1100
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €550
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €600
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€380 - €650
Flights from London Heathrow to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €850
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Westerland via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €1100
Flights from London Heathrow to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €900
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €950
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €370
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Sylt Air
Website
syltair.de
Flights from London Heathrow to Westerland via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Billund via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Train operators
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Skærbæk St.
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Elmshorn to Niebüll
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cologne Airport CGN
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Flensburg central train station
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Bus from Flensburg ZOB to Niebüll ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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

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London to Sylt bus services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Niebüll ZOB station.

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Sylt is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 2:00 AM in London and 3:00 AM in Sylt.

London to Sylt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Niebüll station.

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British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Billund Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Sylt. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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