There are 12 ways to get from Scotland to Germany by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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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Fly Edinburgh to Hamburg  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hamburg (HAM) EDI - HAM

$50 - $236

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Fly Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GLA - SXF

$33 - $158

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Fly Edinburgh to Frankfurt  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Frankfurt (FRA) EDI - FRA

$103 - $385

Fly Glasgow to Frankfurt  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GLA - FRA

$107 - $383

Fly Glasgow to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GLA - DUS

$74 - $316

Fly Edinburgh to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) EDI - CGN

$70 - $334

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$437 - $780

Train  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf

$393 - $780

Train, bus  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Berlin

$182 - $455

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$165 - $266

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Berlin

$159 - $400

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 39 min

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

$387 - $492

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Germany is to fly which costs £26 - £130 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Germany is to fly which costs £55 - £270 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Germany. However, there are services departing from Glasgow 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 29 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Germany. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Germany is 712 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Germany without a car is to train which takes 15 h 21 min and costs £340 - £650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Scotland to Germany, including transfers.

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Scotland to Germany bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Germany train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Germany is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £35 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £340 - £650 and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Germany.
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  • Distance: 712.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Germany?

Ryanair, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Hamburg 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Berlin via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Brussels - Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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)
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
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
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$25 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$60
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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