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Travel Information to Cologne from London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$13 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $13 (€10) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $13 (€10) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Union Ivkoni International

Take a flight or bus to travel 308 miles (496 km) from London to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Cologne.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from London?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 8/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Cologne from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Cologne, Germany?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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 vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 8/3/21. 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 London from Cologne.

How do I reach Cologne from London?

There are 2 travel options from London to Cologne: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from London to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from London to Cologne is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a flight is about $39 (€31) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $52 (€41) for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 13 h 46 min.

How many miles from London to Cologne would I travel?

The distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km) from London to Cologne.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Cologne?

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

  • Flights from London to Cologne most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Who can get me from London to Cologne?

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

  • You can take a flight from London to Cologne with Malta Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€10) with Malta Air from London to Cologne.
  • You can take a bus from London to Cologne with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€41) with Union Ivkoni International from London to Cologne.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Cologne ends?
Many of our customers traveling from London to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cologne are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Cologne from London online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $13 (€10) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $52 (€41) one way on average.

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