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There are 10 ways to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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Train via Brussels

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from St Pancras International Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Oberhausen

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from St Pancras International Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Oberhausen

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn, train

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

Fly London Stansted to Cologne Bonn, train

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

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen by walk and train

The journey time between St Pancras International Station and Oberhausen is around 7h 18m and covers a distance of around 662 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 22m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr and others, the St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen service departs from St Pancras International Station and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 51m
Layover time:
2h 27m
Total time:
7h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 22m
Journey distance:
662 km
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
€160
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:55
Last service departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen walk and train schedules

United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen is to bus which costs £19 - £70 and takes 15h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen is to train and fly which costs £80 - £240 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between St Pancras International Station and Oberhausen is 484 km.

The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 5h 49m and costs £110 - £450.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen is to train via Brussels which takes 5h 49m and costs £110 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £70 and takes 15h 51m.

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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 St Pancras International Station. It is currently 3:43 PM in St Pancras International Station and 4:43 PM in Oberhausen.

Map of how to get from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 483.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between St Pancras International Station, England and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 5h 49m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost €19 - €27 and the journey takes 13h 55m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€4 - €110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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
41 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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
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
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
€156
Website
Eurotunnel
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Bahn DE
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 Paddington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€160 - €190

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St Pancras International Station to Oberhausen train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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