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There are 11 ways to get from Oberhausen to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, night 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  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£110 - £246

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Night bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the night bus from Duisburg to London N80

£26 - £56

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

£75 - £121

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 38m

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

£183 - £207

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 50m

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

£71 - £103

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£61 - £239

Fly Dusseldorf to London Heathrow  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£53 - £204

Fly Dusseldorf to London Gatwick  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW

£50 - £202

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Bf Deutz / Messe Lanxess Arena
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£69 - £225

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Bf Deutz / Messe Lanxess Arena
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£49 - £183

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Stansted  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Stansted (STN) DTM - STN

£38 - £207

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The cheapest way to get from Oberhausen to London is to night bus which costs 29€ - 65€ and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Oberhausen to London is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oberhausen to London. However, there are services departing from Oberhausen Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Oberhausen and London is 484 km.

The best way to get from Oberhausen to London without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 120€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Oberhausen to London, including transfers.

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Oberhausen to London train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Oberhausen to London is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 120€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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London is 1h behind Oberhausen. It is currently 3:40 AM in Oberhausen and 2:40 AM in London.

Map of how to get from Oberhausen to London.
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  • Distance: 302.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

You can take a train from Oberhausen to London King's Cross via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof and Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, British Airways, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Oberhausen to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £200
Flights from Dortmund to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £900
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£60 - £85
1st Class
£85 - £120
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn

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 Oberhausen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Bf Deutz / Messe Lanxess Arena
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Bf Deutz / Messe Lanxess Arena
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
eurobahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
eurolines.de
Low
£40
High
£42
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Duisburg to London
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£26 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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Flybe, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport.

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