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

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Train  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach Re
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 53m

  1. Take the train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Erfurt central train station to Frankfurt central train station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to London

£44 - £62

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Train via Cologne  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach Re
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Koeln Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

Train, bus  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach Re
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Duesseldorf Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 51m

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

£211 - £247

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 20m

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

£143 - £244

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  8h 8m

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

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  9h 48m

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

£102 - £368

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to London Stansted  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Birmingham  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Meiningen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  4. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Grimmenthal to Wuerzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£117 - £347

Meiningen to London by train

The train journey time between Meiningen and London is around 11h 30m and covers a distance of around 643 miles. The fastest train normally takes 11h 30m. Operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Meiningen to London train service departs from Meiningen and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Meiningen to London train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Meiningen to London is to train and bus and bus and ferry which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 20h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Meiningen to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 240€ - 290€ and takes 8h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Meiningen to London. However, there are services departing from Meiningen and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Eisenach, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 39m.

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The distance between Meiningen and London is 465 miles.

The best way to get from Meiningen to London without a car is to train which takes 10h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 39m to get from Meiningen to London, including transfers.

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Meiningen to London train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, depart from Meiningen station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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London is 1h behind Meiningen. It is currently 2:04 PM in Meiningen and 1:04 PM in London.

Meiningen to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Meiningen to London.
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  • Distance: 464.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 39m

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

You can take a train from Meiningen to London King's Cross via Eisenach, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £110
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £190
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £2,500
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£12 - £150
Train operators
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Meiningen to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
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 Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Eisenach to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Eisenach to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Eisenach to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£80 - £110
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£60 - £85
Comfort
£70 - £95
Premium
£85 - £120
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 Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Grimmenthal to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Würzburg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
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 Wuerzburg Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
RegioJet
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 Erfurt central train station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to London
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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