How to travel from Luton to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Luton

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 6 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€27) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 323 miles (521 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Cologne from Luton. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Luton to Cologne.

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Luton restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 10/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Cologne from Luton closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Luton, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/6/22. 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 Luton from Cologne here.

There are 4 ways to get from Luton to Cologne: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Cologne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Cologne, which costs on average $4 (€4) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $26 (€25) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $28 (€27) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Luton 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, going by bus can take 14 h 24 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 47 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 323 miles (521 km) from Luton to Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Luton to Cologne is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Luton to Cologne most often leave from Luton, Station Interchange and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Flights from Luton to Cologne most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Luton at Luton and arrive in Cologne at Köln Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Luton to Cologne tickets on Omio for $28 (€27).
Omio customers who travel from Luton to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $4 (€4) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $28 (€27) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Luton to Cologne 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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