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There are 9 ways to get from Tegel to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Heathrow (LHR) BER - LHR

£53 - £215

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Train, fly to London Stansted  •  6h

  1. Take the train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Stansted (STN) BER - STN

£27 - £97

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Train, fly to London City  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London City (LCY) BER - LCY

£55 - £255

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to London Gatwick (LGW) BER - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£43 - £113

Train via Cologne  •  11h 2m

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

£145 - £513

Train  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£197 - £443

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Lille N1325
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London

£47 - £68

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 29m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£231 - £277

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 49m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£184 - £1,343

Tegel to London by bus and train

The journey time between Tegel and London is around 11h 56m and covers a distance of around 711 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 58m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Tegel to London service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 56m
Fastest journey time:
9h 58m
Journey distance:
711 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£197
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:58
Last service departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to London bus and train schedules

Germany → United Kingdom
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  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to London is to train and fly which costs €30 - €120 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to London is to fly which costs €60 - €260 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tegel to London. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at London via Berlin Alt-Tegel, Berlin central bus station and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 21m.

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The distance between Tegel and London is 578 miles.

The best way to get from Tegel to London without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 11h 2m and costs €170 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Tegel to London, including transfers.

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Tegel to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to London is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs €60 - €260. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs €170 - €600 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Tegel to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Tegel to London.
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  • Distance: 577.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and London, England?

British Airways, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Tegel to London Paddington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tegel to London King's Cross via S+U Rathaus Spandau, Berlin-Spandau, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 11h 2m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£7 - £120
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £110
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
BVG
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 Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £75
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£80 - £110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £290
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£110 - £140
Standard Premier
£160 - £200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Lille
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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