How to travel from Cologne to Cambridge

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Travel Information to Cambridge from Cologne

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 7 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $81 (€70) • 17 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 305 miles (492 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Cambridge from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 17 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Cambridge.

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Travel between Cologne, Germany and Cambridge, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Cambridge from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cambridge, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Cologne and Cambridge.

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Cambridge, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Cambridge?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Cambridge here.

There are 4 travel options from Cologne to Cambridge: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Cambridge from Cologne is by taking a train with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

Taking a train is usually $76 (€66) less than taking a bus to Cambridge, which costs on average $81 (€70) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Cologne is by bus with an average travel time of 17 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Cambridge can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cambridge by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 41 min   on average.

Cambridge is approximately 305 miles (492 km) away from Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Cambridge is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 5 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Cambridge from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Cambridge:

  • Buses mostly depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Flights mostly leave from Cologne/Bonn Airport and tend to arrive in Cambridge Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Cambridge.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Cambridge:

  • You can take a bus from Cologne to Cambridge with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $81 (€70) with Flixbus from Cologne to Cambridge.
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Cambridge? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Cambridge usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Stansted or Oxford from Cambridge, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Cologne to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $81 (€70) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $5 (€4) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Cambridge tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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