How to travel from London to Berlin

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from London to Berlin

You can get from London to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Berlin on Dec 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:40PMLondon Heathrow Airport3h35 08:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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1571One-way
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08:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport5h30 03:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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03:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport5h25 10:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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07:00PMLondon Heathrow Airport1h50 09:50PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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02:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport6h25 10:00PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
1 transfer
1451One-way

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Travel Information from London to Berlin

distanceDistance577 miles (931 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $248
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 13 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $248 (€225) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or British Airways

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 577 miles (931 km) from London to Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or British Airways among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Berlin.

General Information about the Journey from London to Berlin

The quickest and most popular way to get from London to Berlin is by air; a number of different airlines fly this route using several of the cities' airports. Those who prefer a more leisurely way of life can use the efficient train service or bus. A 930 km journey between these two cities will take quite a long time by train, but when flying you can arrive in Berlin less than 2 hours after take-off.

Return trips from Berlin to London are also available.

How to get from London to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from London to Berlin, 75,76% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from London to Berlin, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Buses from London to Berlin

Eurolines and National Express operate occasional buses from London to Berlin. It is an overnight service leaving around 7:00 p.m. and arriving at midday the following day.

Trains from London to Berlin

Trains from London to Berlin require a transfer at Brussels. First you will need to catch the Eurostar to Brussels from St Pancras mainline; this is a high speed train which passes through tunnels and idyllic countryside. From Brussels there is a direct train to Berlin. Overall journey times by train will be between 10 and 13 hours.

Flights from London to Berlin

A number of carriers and airlines offer flights from London to Berlin including British Airways, Germanwings, Air Berlin, Ryanair and EasyJet. Frequent fliers will understand the importance of organization and forward planning to get the best possible prices. Most airlines fly from Gatwick into Berlin Schönefeld airport, which is small by international standards and located a fair distance from the city centre. However, for a more pleasant journey with added convenience, British Airways and Germanwings fly direct between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Berlin-Tegel, both of which are modern, convenient and well-equipped airports with good transport connections.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Berlin

Travel Tips: Travel to Berlin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Berlin.
FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Berlin from London?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Berlin, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from London to Berlin.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Germany?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Germany?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Berlin.

You can travel between London and Berlin 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from London to Berlin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a train is about $140 (€127) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $142 (€129) for this route.

A train is generally $246 (€223) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $248 (€225) from London to Berlin.

The quickest way to travel from London to Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 20 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 13 h 1 min.

The distance is approximately 577 miles (931 km) from London to Berlin.

The average frequency per day from London to Berlin is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Berlin as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Berlin:

  • Most travelers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Berlin Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Berlin:

  • You can travel to Berlin from London by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $142 (€129) with Flixbus from London to Berlin.
  • You can go to Berlin from London by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $248 (€225) with British Airways from London to Berlin on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or BA Cityflyer.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Berlin as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Berlin.

Your trip from London to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Prague or Paris to your London to Berlin tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!

When planning your trip from London to Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $142 (€129) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $248 (€225) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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