How to travel from Cologne to Leicester

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Travel Information between Cologne and Leicester

distanceDistance363 miles (586 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $175
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 6 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€143) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurowings

Travel 363 miles (586 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Cologne and Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 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 or Eurowings among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Leicester.

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FAQs

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Leicester, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Leicester from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leicester, United Kingdom from Cologne?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leicester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Leicester from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Leicester, 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 Leicester?

  • 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 Leicester here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Cologne and Leicester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Leicester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A train is $170 (€149) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Leicester costing on average $175 (€153).

Taking a train is usually $159 (€139) less than taking a flight to Leicester, which costs on average $164 (€143) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Leicester from Cologne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 19 h 12 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 22 min.

The distance is approximately 363 miles (586 km) from Cologne to Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Leicester is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cologne to Leicester 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 when traveling from Cologne to Leicester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leicester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Leicester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Leicester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cologne to Leicester for $175 (€153) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can get you to Leicester by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Cologne to Leicester for $164 (€143) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Leicester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Leicester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leicester and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Cologne to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $175 (€153) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $164 (€143) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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