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Train Information from Cologne to London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to London cover the 308 miles (496 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

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.

    These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Cologne and London:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended


    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

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    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
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and London?

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

    Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 9/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and London as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

    The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from London is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Cologne from London restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from London closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is Cologne to London by train?
    The Cologne to London train distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km).
    How many hours is the train time from Cologne to London?
    On average the Cologne to London train time is 5 h 23 min  covering the 308 miles (496 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in London?

    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.

    Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the London train station located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in London.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Cologne to London?
    For the trip from Cologne to London you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London from Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains are there from Cologne to London a day?
    The average number of trains departing Cologne for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Cologne
    London
    Köln Hbf
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