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Travel from London to Göttingen by train in 8 hours 3 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from London to Göttingen by train, look no further!

The average journey time from London to Göttingen by train is 11 hours 17 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 8 hours 3 minutes. You'll usually find 11 trains per day traveling the 692 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Göttingen. You're likely to be traveling with Eurostar, TGV or Thalys to Göttingen. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from London to Göttingen in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $111.76. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

London to Göttingen by train

It takes an average of 11h 17m to travel from London to Göttingen by train, over a distance of around 430 miles (692 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from London to Göttingen and tickets for this journey start from $111.76 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 8h 3m


430 miles (692 km)


11 trains per day


2 changes


From $111.76

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Eurostar, Traveleuro, Regiojet, Union Ivkoni (Bus), ÖBB, Thalys, Flixbus, WestfalenBahn

London to Göttingen train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Göttingen for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:16 15:07 8h 51m, 2 changes
09:01 17:07 8h 6m, 2 changes
11:04 19:07 8h 3m, 2 changes
13:01 21:07 8h 6m, 2 changes
15:04 00:30 9h 26m, 3 changes
15:31 03:31 12h 0m, 2 changes
16:31 03:31 11h 0m, 3 changes
16:31 03:31 11h 0m, 4 changes
19:34 11:02 15h 28m, 4 changes
19:34 11:07 15h 33m, 2 changes

Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and ÖBB trains from London to Göttingen

You can travel from London to Göttingen on Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Eurostar, TGV INOUI and Thalys classes from London to Göttingen

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurostar, TGV INOUI and Thalys when traveling from London to Göttingen.

Cheap train tickets from London to Göttingen

The price of train tickets from London to Göttingen starts at $111.76 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from London to Göttingen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for London to Göttingen

Want to know more about your journey from London to Göttingen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Göttingen take?

The average journey time by train between London and Göttingen is 11 hours and 17 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Göttingen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Göttingen is 8 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Göttingen cost?

Train tickets from London to Göttingen can start from as little as $111.76 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from London to Göttingen?

No, there are no direct train services from London to Göttingen. Travelling from London to Göttingen by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from London to Göttingen leave?

The first train from London to Göttingen leaves at 06:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Göttingen leave?

The last train from London to Göttingen leaves at 20:01. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Göttingen by train?

Trains travelling from London to Göttingen cover a distance of around 430 miles (692 km) during the journey.

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