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There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Germany by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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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Fly Southampton to Dusseldorf  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS

$65 - $238

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Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS

$99 - $340

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS

$107 - $297

Train to Bristol, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRS - FRA

$151 - $413

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN

$85 - $241

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BHX - DUS

$110 - $281

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LGW - TXL

$92 - $346

Train via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central 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

$254 - $497

Train  •  13h 1m

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

$239 - $477

Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central 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 Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$275 - $508

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$142 - $237

Bus  •  26h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 1361

$81 - $116

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13h 44m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  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

$386 - $540

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 46m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$177 - $262

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Germany is to bus which costs £60 - £90 and takes 26h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Germany is to fly which costs £50 - £190 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Germany. However, there are services departing from Southampton and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Legnica and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 44m.

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The distance between Southampton and Germany is 517 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Germany without a car is to train which takes 12h 46m and costs £190 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Southampton to Germany, including transfers.

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Southampton to Germany bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Southampton station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Germany is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs £50 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £190 - £390 and takes 12h 46m, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £90 and takes 26h 44m.

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

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Southampton to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Germany.
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  • Distance: 517 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Germany?

Flybe, KLM and Air France fly from Southampton to Düsseldorf 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Berlin via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 12h 46m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Berlin Tegel via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Southampton to Legnica
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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