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from Cologne to London

You can get from Cologne to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to London on Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25AMCologne/Bonn Airport5h00 10:25AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$3751One-way
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06:25AMCologne/Bonn Airport5h00 10:25AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$3751One-way
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06:45AMCologne/Bonn Airport1h25 07:10AMLondon Stansted Airport
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$4181One-way
06:55AMCologne/Bonn Airport7h05 01:00PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$4061One-way

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Jan 27
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Jan 28
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Jan 29
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Feb 10
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Feb 11
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Travel Information between Cologne and London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$27 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $27 (€23) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $27 (€23) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Union Ivkoni International

Travel 308 miles (496 km) by flight or bus from Cologne to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Malta Air or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Cologne to London.

How to get from Cologne to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Cologne to London, 50,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Cologne to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to London, United Kingdom from Cologne, Germany?

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

Can travelers from Germany enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/23/22. 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 from Cologne to London.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from United Kingdom?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 1/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from London.

How do I reach London from Cologne?

You can travel between Cologne and London 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Cologne to London?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to London is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€23) compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a flight is about $22 (€19) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€41) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to London?

The quickest way to travel from Cologne to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 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 16 h 30 min.

How far is London from Cologne?

London is approximately 308 miles (496 km) away from Cologne.

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Buses from Cologne to London most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cologne to London?

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

  • You can go to London from Cologne by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $27 (€23) with Malta Air from Cologne to London on Omio.
  • You can travel between Cologne and London by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $49 (€41) with Union Ivkoni International from Cologne to London.

Is there a direct service to London from Cologne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Malta Air.
  • You'll find direct buses with Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to London.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Cologne to London?

Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Cologne to London tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $27 (€23) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $49 (€41) one way on average.

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