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There are 9 ways to get from Manchester to Oberhausen by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly Manchester to Dusseldorf

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

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Fly Manchester to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Train

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duisburg Hbf

Train via Rotterdam

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Oberhausen

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Oberhausen

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Oberhausen is to fly and train which costs £29 - £170 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Oberhausen is to fly which costs £50 - £240 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between Manchester and Oberhausen is 655 km.

The best way to get from Manchester to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 8h 50m and costs £220 - £700.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Manchester to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Manchester to Oberhausen train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Oberhausen is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs £50 - £240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £700 and takes 8h 50m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Oberhausen is 1h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 7:16 AM in Manchester and 8:16 AM in Oberhausen.

Map of how to get from Manchester to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 654.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Oberhausen, Germany?

Eurowings, KLM and two other airlines fly from Manchester to Oberhausen every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester to Oberhausen via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Duisburg Hbf in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€13 - €180
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€80 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€210 - €280
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-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
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €160
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€85 - €120
Premium
€110 - €150
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
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 Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€160 - €190

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Manchester to Oberhausen train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Eurowings, British Airways, Air France and KLM offer flights from Manchester Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Oberhausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs £5 - £17.

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