London to Cologne bus

Cheap bus tickets from London to Cologne

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48

Average

77

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:00AMLondon12h00 10:00PMKöln, Flughafen
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481One-way
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10:00PMLondon12h35 11:35AMKöln, Flughafen
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1061One-way

Bus schedule from London to Cologne

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09:00AMLondon12h00 10:00PMKöln, Flughafen
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10:00PMLondon12h35 11:35AMKöln, Flughafen
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Bus times from London to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

12 h

Average

12 h 17 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

497 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:00AMLondon12h00 10:00PMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
481One-way
2nd Fastest
10:00PMLondon12h35 11:35AMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
1061One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Cologne

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$60 (€54)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus

Buses from London to Cologne cover the 308 miles (496 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 45 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $38 (€35), but the average price of bus tickets is $60 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

Bus providers: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from London to Cologne

Find the best buses between London and Cologne with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from $38 (€35). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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BlaBlaCar Bus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

London to Cologne bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 26 min
  • Average Price: $38
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    Bus from London to Cologne: travel overview

    One of the less well used buses routes is the route from London to Cologne. Only the buses company National Express offers a departure to the Rhine metropolis once a day. The London Cologne buses start their journey at the Victoria Coach Station in London and reach the terminus near Cologne Central Station after a night trip. The journey starts in London at 9.30 p.m. and reaches its destination the next morning around 10.15 a.m., so that travellers can already fully enjoy the first day of their trip. The journey time London - Cologne is approx. 11 hours and 45 minutes.

    Cologne is the most populous city in North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth largest city in Germany. Cologne is known above all for its exuberant carnival and the impressive cathedral, which is located in the direct vicinity of the main railway station and which you can hardly miss.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from London

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Cologne 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 Cologne.
    FAQs

    Travel by bus between London, United Kingdom and Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Cologne from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from London closer to your date of departure here

    Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Cologne?

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to London from Cologne.

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between London and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $38 (€35)  one way.
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Cologne bus to cost on average $60 (€54)  one way.
    The London to Cologne bus distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km).
    The bus time between London and Cologne is on average 11 h 45 min  for the 308 miles (496 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cologne from London by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and need to travel approximately 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cologne.

    When taking a bus from London to Cologne, you can count on BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Cologne from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from London to Cologne, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of buses departing London for Cologne is 2 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus departing from London to Cologne leaves at 8: 30 AM. The last bus departing from London to Cologne leaves at 11: 00 PM. You can find the latest London to Cologne bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase bus tickets from London to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€54) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from London to Cologne a few months in advance.

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