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There are 10 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or tram

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg P+R Bouillon
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Nancy

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Reims Central Train Station
  2. Take the train from Reims to Nancy

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Essey-lès-Nancy

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Essey-lès-Nancy

Fly London City to Luxembourg, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Luxembourg, train, tram

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy
  5. Take the tram from Nancy Gare to Essey Roosevelt

Fly London Stansted to Luxembourg, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

Train to London Stansted, fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train, tram

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB)
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy
  4. Take the tram from Nancy Gare to Essey Roosevelt

Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy by train, walk and tram

The journey time between Welwyn Garden City and Essey-lès-Nancy is around 6h 37m and covers a distance of around 815 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. Operated by Thameslink, Great Northern, Eurostar and others, the Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy service departs from Welwyn Garden City and arrives in Essey Roosevelt. Typically 75 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

75 Weekly Services
6h 37m Average Duration
€216 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Essey-lès-Nancy is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Essey-lès-Nancy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Essey-lès-Nancy is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 15h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy is to train. Taking this option will cost £180 - £470 and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Essey Roosevelt via London St Pancras Intl, Paris l'Est and Nancy Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Essey-lès-Nancy is 572 km.

The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy without a car is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs £180 - £470.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs £180 - £470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 15h 51m.

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

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Essey-lès-Nancy is 1h ahead of Welwyn Garden City. It is currently 1:08 PM in Welwyn Garden City and 2:08 PM in Essey-lès-Nancy.

Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy.
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  • Distance: 571.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Essey-lès-Nancy, France?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Intl, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Nancy, and Nancy Gare in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Essey-lès-Nancy via Finsbury Park, Finsbury Park station, Victoria station, London Victoria Green Line Station, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon, Nancy, and Division de Fer in around 15h 51m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €220
Flights from London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €600
Train operators
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 Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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 Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Reims to Nancy
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
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 Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
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 Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€11 - €15
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€10 - €13
Stan
Phone
+33 3 83 30 08 08
Email
reseau-stan@transdev.com
Website
reseau-stan.com
Tram from Nancy Gare to Essey Roosevelt
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stan
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Reims Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
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
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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