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There are 13 ways to get from Scotland to Germany by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night bus or car train

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Fly Glasgow to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 30 min

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

$76 - $326

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Fly Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 2 min

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

$33 - $173

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Fly Edinburgh to Hamburg  •  4 h 52 min

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

$50 - $236

Fly Glasgow to Frankfurt  •  4 h 42 min

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

$107 - $383

Fly Edinburgh to Frankfurt  •  4 h 54 min

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

$103 - $385

Fly Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) EDI - SXF

$46 - $225

Train to Newcastle, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NCL - DUS

$96 - $439

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar 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

$441 - $785

Train  •  16 h 57 min

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

$399 - $810

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$165 - $310

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

$160 - $400

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  35 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$107 - $389

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Berlin

$471 - $660

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Germany is to fly which costs £25 - £140 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Germany is to fly which costs £55 - £250 and takes 4 h 30 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 22 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 48 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 48 min and costs £330 - £600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 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 30 min and costs £55 - £250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £330 - £600 and takes 15 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Germany.
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  • Distance: 712.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Germany?

Eurowings, KLM and two other airlines fly from Paisley to Düsseldorf every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Berlin via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 15 h 48 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Schoenefeld via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
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
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $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 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
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
ScotRail
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
$171
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
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
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Scotland to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Eurowings, Flybe, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Glasgow Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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