Cologne to London train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42AMKöln Hbf4h15 01:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf3h15 04:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:40PMKöln Hbf3h17 06:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf14h17 09:57AMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Train schedule from Cologne to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 10
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42AMKöln Hbf4h15 01:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf3h15 04:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:40PMKöln Hbf3h17 06:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf14h17 09:57AMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Cologne to London

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Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

6 h 16 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

497 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to London without transferring at least once.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf3h15 04:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:40PMKöln Hbf3h17 06:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42AMKöln Hbf4h15 01:57PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf14h17 09:57AMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Overview: Train from Cologne to London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Cologne to London cover the 308 miles (496 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to London trains

You can travel by train from Cologne to London with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider 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 Cologne to London train.

Cologne to London train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 36 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to London

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to London. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to London and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to London

Travel Tips: Travel by train to London 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 Cologne to London.
FAQs

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to London as this information can change.

Return travel from United Kingdom to Germany is: Unrestricted.

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

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

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

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

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to London by train to be approximately 308 miles (496 km).
On average the Cologne to London train travel time is 5 h 36 min  for the 308 miles (496 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Cologne to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your journey can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in London Victoria.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in London.

For the trip from Cologne to London you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Cologne and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for London is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Cologne to London leaves at 9: 42 AM. The last train departing from Cologne to London leaves at 9: 42 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and London

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Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to London.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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