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There are 13 ways to get from Paderborn to Gillingham by train, night bus, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hauptbahnhof Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar Eil

£144 - £278

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, train  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the night bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Essen N30
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)

£51 - £82

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Train via Ashford  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hauptbahnhof Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from Ashford International to Gillingham (Kent)

£162 - £292

Night bus, bus, train via Lille  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Essen N30
  2. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£78 - £152

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Gillingham

£194 - £224

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Gillingham

£66 - £139

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
  2. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)

£85 - £261

Train to Hannover, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Flughafen
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAJ - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)

£82 - £304

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
  2. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)

£84 - £235

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)

£74 - £209

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Stansted (STN) DTM - STN
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)

£55 - £214

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Luton (LTN) DTM - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Gillingham (Kent)

£65 - £191

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  5. Take the train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)

£106 - £304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Gillingham is to night bus and bus and train which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 17h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Gillingham is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 220€ - 260€ and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paderborn to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Paderborn Hbf and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Essen Hbf, Bruxelles-Midi and Ebbsfleet International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Gillingham is 568 km.

The best way to get from Paderborn to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs 160€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Paderborn to Gillingham, including transfers.

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Paderborn to Gillingham train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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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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Gillingham is 1h behind Paderborn. It is currently 8:50 AM in Paderborn and 7:50 AM in Gillingham.

Paderborn to Gillingham train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ebbsfleet International Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 355.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 58m

What companies run services between Paderborn, Germany and Gillingham, England?

You can take a train from Paderborn to Gillingham via Essen Hauptbahnhof, Essen Hbf, Bruxelles-Midi, and Ebbsfleet International in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £370
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
Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
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
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Train operators
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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 Paderborn Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £90
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£65 - £90
1st Class
£90 - £130
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£45 - £140
Premier
£110 - £160
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£40 - £120
Premier
£95 - £140
Train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£30 - £75
Premier
£70 - £85
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £21
Train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18
Train from St Pancras International to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
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
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £24
Website
S-Bahn
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£7 - £10
1st Class
£12 - £17
Bus operators
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 Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Essen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
eurolines.de
Low
£42
High
£45
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 Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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