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from Cologne to London

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$113Flixbus
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$99Flixbus
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$68Flixbus
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Oct 2
$81Flixbus
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$93Flixbus
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Travel Information from Cologne to London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $22 (€17) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $22 (€17) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

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 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to London.

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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
Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to London from Cologne?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/17/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Cologne and London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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 9/17/21. 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 London here.

What are the ways to get from Cologne to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Cologne and London. You can take a flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to go to London from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $22 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

Taking a flight is about $59 (€47) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $81 (€65) for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel between Cologne and London 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, taking a bus requires on average 13 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Cologne to London?

You should expect to travel around 308 miles (496 km) between Cologne and London.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Cologne to London depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Which travel operators can get me to London from Cologne?

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 $22 (€17) with Malta Air from Cologne to London on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus between Cologne and London with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cologne to London tickets for $81 (€65) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel 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!
When should I purchase a ticket from Cologne to London online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $22 (€17) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $81 (€65) one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to London 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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