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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Oberhausen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Monchengladbach Hindenburgstrasse
  3. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to D-Worringer Platz,W57

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Oberhausen

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf

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

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf

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

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 5 Dec 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Oberhausen is to bus and train which costs £29 - £45 and takes 17h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Southampton to Oberhausen is to train and fly which takes 5h 25m and costs £95 - £340.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Waterloo station, Baker Street station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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The distance between Southampton and Oberhausen is 579 km.

The best way to get from Southampton to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Southampton to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Southampton to Oberhausen train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Oberhausen is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £110 and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Oberhausen is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:30 AM in Southampton and 7:30 AM in Oberhausen.

Map of how to get from Southampton to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 579.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Southampton to Oberhausen via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 8h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Oberhausen via Antwerp, Antwerpen G. Le Grellelaan, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 10, Antwerp, D-Worringer Platz,W57, and Duesseldorf Hbf in around 13h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €450
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from MG Hbf /Europaplatz to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Southampton to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to D-Worringer Platz,W57
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Monchengladbach Hindenburgstrasse
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Southampton to Oberhausen train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Oberhausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85.

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