There are 14 ways to get from Portsmouth to Germany by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Southampton, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS

$74 - $258

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Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS

$98 - $338

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL

$88 - $297

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM

$76 - $232

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS

$76 - $246

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stuttgart (STR) LGW - STR

$77 - $268

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) STN - CGN

$84 - $240

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BHX - DUS

$115 - $295

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$253 - $506

Train  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf

$200 - $485

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$143 - $241

Bus, night bus  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$75 - $143

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$321 - $393

Drive, carferry  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$174 - $259

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Germany. However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 3 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Germany is 504 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Germany without a car is to train which takes 12 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Portsmouth to Germany, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Germany bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth station.

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

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Portsmouth to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Air France, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Germany.
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  • Distance: 504.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Germany?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Berlin via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 12 h 59 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Stuttgart via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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