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Overview: Train from Berlin to London

distanceDistance577 miles (931 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to London cover the 577 miles (931 km) long route with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Berlin to London

Deutsche Bahn will get you to London from Berlin at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to London train.

    Operator ticket policies for COVID

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Trains from Berlin to London

    Passengers wishing to visit the British capital from Berlin will find rail travel is a great option. Travelers have a choice of three to seven departures every day. Whenever passengers decide to travel, the route is indirect requiring changes. But it can be completed in just under ten hours by the fastest train or up to 19 hours when longer transfer times are needed. London St Pancras, where all journeys end, is strategically located for easy access into central London with great transport links by taxi, bus or London Underground.

    Which train companies travel from Berlin to London?

    Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar exclusively share the share of Berlin to London trains. From Berlin Hbf, the trains make two stop-overs at Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Midi where passengers board the high-speed Eurostar service before arriving at London St Pancras. Passengers can check for weekly schedules to book the most convenient Berlin to London trains.

    How long is the train from Berlin to London?

    The shortest journey on the Berlin to London route can complete the trip in as little as nine hours 43 minutes. The journey time can extend depending on the wait time at transfer stations. Most journey times fall in the region of ten to 12 hours.

    How many trains are there from Berlin to London?

    With about seven trains per day scheduled at intervals of  two to three hours, passengers have some flexibility when organizing their travel. The first train leaves after midnight and the last after 10:00 p.m.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to London?

    Departure train station: All Berlin to London trains depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) Station. This station is just over two miles from the city center in close proximity to hotels and tourist attractions. It takes about five minutes by car, and 12 minutes by bus to access the city center. The station features modern facilities including a business lounge, info point, international ticket office, ample parking, and car rental facilities.

    Arrival train station: All services terminate at the centrally located London St Pancras station. The station is renowned for the iconic Victorian building and attractive architecture. Extensive transport links are available on the London Underground, by bus, taxi or rail with numerous connections over the UK. Station facilities are extensive and include high-end retail stores.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to London

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    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Berlin and London?

    Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into London from Berlin restricted?

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

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

    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 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Berlin and London closer to your date of departure here.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

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

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

    Last verified on 1/26/22. 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 London to Berlin train here.

    What is the distance to London from Berlin by train?

    You should expect to travel around 577 miles (931 km)  to London from Berlin by train.

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

    Some of the Berlin train stations to London you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in London Victoria.

    Where is the train station in Berlin to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Berlin to London?

    For the trip from Berlin to London you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to London from Berlin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many trains per day are there to London from Berlin?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Berlin to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Berlin
    London
    Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to London.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +49 302971055
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U5
    S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
    Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
    Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7