Taking the train from London to Dusseldorf may not be the quickest way to reach this Rhineland city, but it's definitely the most sustainable! With quickest journey times of less than six hours, and at least one change, this is the relaxing travel solution enabling you to stop over in Brussels and/or historic Cologne en route.
The busy city of Dusseldorf is a charming mix of the new and old. With its ancient Marktplatz town square and super chic fashion boutiques, there really is something for all visitors in the city. Your Eurostar journey from London takes just two hours to whisk you to the Belgian capital of Brussels, from there you have the option to travel on any Thalys or Deutsche Bahn train services to Dusseldorf. You can choose to travel in style to the beautiful city of Cologne to tour the Old Town before heading on to Dusseldorf, or take a faster link direct to your destination.
With 15 trains running every day, there's sure to be a scheduled service from London to Dusseldorf to suit your needs. Ready to book your tickets? Scroll down for FAQs, top money-saving tips and much more to help you plan your journey to Dusseldorf from London by train.
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 Düsseldorf Hbf by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between London and Düsseldorf Hbf is 9 hours and 51 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London to Düsseldorf Hbf is 4 hours and 57 minutes.
Train tickets from London to Düsseldorf Hbf can start from as little as €57.75 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.
No, there are no direct train services from London to Düsseldorf Hbf. Travelling from London to Düsseldorf Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from London to Düsseldorf Hbf leaves at 08:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Düsseldorf Hbf leaves at 21:02. 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.
Trains travelling from London to Düsseldorf Hbf cover a distance of around 297 miles (478 km) during the journey.