How to take a thrilling high speed rail journey from Berlin to London

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Berlin to London by train

From the timetable change on December 10th 2023, on any day, but Saturday, you choose between:
1 - travelling by day from Berlin to London on a combination of high speed trains
2 - travel overnight to Amsterdam or Bruxelles and make just one connection into a Eurostar

The option of travelling overnight when leaving the German capital on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday is already available.
It is the soon to be introduced Nightjet service, which will be departing on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

When departing Berlin on a Saturday, travelling by the day trains on to London is the only option.

Routes you can take to go from Berlin to London

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Köln/Cologne Hbf and Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid

Option 1: travelling by day

Route Information

Via stations: Amsterdam Centraal / Amsterdam CS

Option 2: travelling overnight by the European Sleeper Service

Route Information

Via stations: Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid

Option 3: travelling overnight by Nightjet via Bruxelles
Travel Time (approx)

17hrs approx


Three nights per week

Travel Info

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

The travel time includes taking the later train on from Bruxelles.

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