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Overview: Train from Essen to London

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Essen to London cover the 197 miles (317 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Essen and arrive in London Victoria.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Essen, Belgium to London, United Kingdom?

Travel by train between Essen, Belgium and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Essen?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Essen and London closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Belgium from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Essen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Essen from London here.

How far is it from Essen to London by train?

The distance from Essen to London by train is approximately 197 miles (317 km).

How long is the train ride from Essen to London?

On average the Essen to London train travel time is 12 h 41 min  for the 197 miles (317 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Essen to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Essen do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Essen? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Essen and need to travel around 0.1 miles (184 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

How many trains per day are there between Essen and London?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Essen to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
London
The major railway station for departures from Essen is Essen. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Essen for your journey to London from Essen.

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