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There are 8 ways to get from St Albans to Roppenheim by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, subway or plane

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Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg

Bus via Lille

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Strasbourg

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from St Albans to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Roppenheim

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from St Albans to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Roppenheim

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Basel, train

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL)
  3. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Roppenheim
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Roppenheim is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Roppenheim is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Roppenheim is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to United Kingdom from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Roppenheim is to bus which costs £30 - £60 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Roppenheim is to train and subway and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Roppenheim. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Roppenheim via London St Pancras Intl, Paris l'Est and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between St Albans and Roppenheim is 677 km.

The best way to get from St Albans to Roppenheim without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 55m and costs £220 - £550.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from St Albans to Roppenheim, including transfers.

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St Albans to Roppenheim train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Roppenheim is to train via Paris which takes 7h 55m and costs £220 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Roppenheim is 1h ahead of St Albans. It is currently 3:08 PM in St Albans and 4:08 PM in Roppenheim.

Map of how to get from St Albans to Roppenheim.
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  • Distance: 677.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 55m

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Roppenheim, France?

You can take a train from St Albans to Roppenheim via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Intl, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, and Strasbourg in around 7h 55m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile 3 times a week. Tickets cost €26 - €40 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
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 Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
Train from Strasbourg to Beinheim-Roppenheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Rail 1st Class
€5 - €8
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Roppenheim
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€11 - €14
Train from St Albans City to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€12 - €15
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
RegioJet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Lille Bus Station Europe
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
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 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€98
Standard Car - Premium
€156

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St Albans to Roppenheim train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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