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Bus
Flight
Sat
Jul 20
$305Deutsche Bahn with connection
$73Flixbus
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Sun
Jul 21
$305Deutsche Bahn with connection
$83Flixbus
$171Eurowings
Mon
Jul 22
$305Deutsche Bahn with connection
$51Flixbus
$171Eurowings
Tue
Jul 23
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$190Ryanair
Wed
Jul 24
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$133Ryanair
Thu
Jul 25
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$55Flixbus
$159Ryanair
Fri
Jul 26
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$52Flixbus
$133Ryanair
Sat
Jul 27
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$190Ryanair
Sun
Jul 28
$106Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$158Germanwings
Mon
Jul 29
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$118Germanwings
Tue
Jul 30
$106Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$92Eurowings
Wed
Jul 31
$94Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$86Ryanair
Thu
Aug 1
$82Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$54Ryanair
Fri
Aug 2
$82Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Sat
Aug 3
$82Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$118Germanwings
Sun
Aug 4
$106Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$92Germanwings
Mon
Aug 5
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33Flixbus
$53Eurowings
Tue
Aug 6
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
$30Ryanair
Wed
Aug 7
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
$24Ryanair
Thu
Aug 8
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
$24Ryanair
Fri
Aug 9
$106Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$42Ryanair

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Journey Summary

London to Cologne Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
8 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $105
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Cologne
Distance:497 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Cologne

The journey by train from London to Cologne is made in two stages. The first leg is made on the high-speed Eurostar service, traveling from London St Pancras to Brussels-Midi where passengers will transfer to Deutsche Bahn services to complete the second leg and arrive in Cologne. Numerous departures throughout the day give passengers a choice of departure, starting as early as 7:00 a.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. on weekends.

Which train companies travel from London to Cologne?

The train journey from London to Cologne is shared by high-speed Eurostar services and Deutsche Bahn trains. Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading rail provider, known for their reliability of service. Eurostar trains connect London to many destinations across Europe, with trains reaching up to 186 mph.

How long is the train from London to Cologne?

The fastest trains along this 370-mile route complete the journey in just under four hours. This includes transfers from Eurostar trains to Deutsche Bahn services at Brussels-Midi. Most services complete the journey in under four hours 30 minutes. The last train leaving St Pancras does not arrive in Cologne until the following morning, requiring passengers to stay overnight in Brussels.

How many trains are there from London to Cologne?

During the week, passengers can expect six departures from London heading to Cologne. Services begin in the morning, not long after 7:00 a.m., with departures spread throughout the day until approximately 7:30 p.m. Services begin slightly later over the weekend and there is one fewer train, offering passengers five options for travel.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Cologne?

Departure train station: Trains depart from London St Pancras International Station. This attractive station is located in central London at the heart of a transport network with great connections to local, regional and intercity buses, and trains. Facilities at St Pancras include showers, toilets, banking and currency services, shops, and supermarkets as well as high-end boutiques. Dining options include everything from cafes to elite restaurants and even a champagne bar.

Arrival train station: Services terminate at Cologne Hbf, Cologne's main train station. The station can be found directly in the center of Cologne, near the historic cathedral and a short walk from the River Rhine. Station amenities include a DB First Class lounge, left luggage facilities, and toilets as well as numerous cafes, coffee shops, and restaurants.

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Best fares for trains from London to Cologne

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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
14:044h 11m18:15
LondonCologne
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:163h 59m10:15
LondonCologne
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:3411h 41m06:15
LondonCologne
Fastest Trains from London to Cologne
Sun, Aug 11
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:193h 56m20:15
LondonCologne
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:163h 59m10:15
LondonCologne
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
14:044h 11m18:15
LondonCologne
Return Train Tickets for Cologne to London
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
15:434h 50m20:33
CologneLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:435h 22m17:05
CologneLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
13:435h 14m18:57
CologneLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Cologne
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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