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There are 12 ways to get from Viersen to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Viersen to Aachen Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£123 - £414

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Bus and ferry  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to London

£22 - £41

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Train via Rotterdam  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£121 - £352

Train, bus  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

£71 - £137

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 31m

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

£177 - £199

Drive, car ferry  •  7h

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

£109 - £196

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Viersen to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£53 - £252

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Viersen to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£41 - £160

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£59 - £363

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

£75 - £647

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Viersen to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN

£51 - £182

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Viersen to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£135 - £562

Viersen to London by train

The train journey time between Viersen and London is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 47m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys and others, the Viersen to London train service departs from Viersen and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Viersen to London train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Viersen to London is to bus and ferry which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Viersen to London is to train and fly which costs 150€ - 700€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Viersen to London. However, there are services departing from Viersen and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Aachen Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Viersen and London is 283 miles.

The best way to get from Viersen to London without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs 140€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Viersen to London, including transfers.

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Viersen to London train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Venlo station.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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London is 1h behind Viersen. It is currently 5:13 AM in Viersen and 4:13 AM in London.

Viersen to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Viersen to London.
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  • Distance: 283.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

You can take a train from Viersen to London King's Cross via Aachen Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 27m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from Duisburg to London twice a week. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 10h 1m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £130
Train operators
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 Viersen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Viersen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £90
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£60 - £85
Comfort
£70 - £95
Premium
£85 - £120
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
Once daily
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£150 - £190
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 Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£20 - £28
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£18 - £24
1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£14 - £20
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Viersen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Viersen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£16 - £23
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
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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