Cheap bus tickets from London to Cologne

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Cheapest

£31

Average

£44

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Cologne will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

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08:30London11h30 21:00Köln, Flughafen
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£311One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:30London12h00 10:30Köln, Flughafen
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£581One-way

Bus Timetable London to Cologne

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08:30London11h30 21:00Köln, Flughafen
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21:30London12h00 10:30Köln, Flughafen
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Wed
25 May
£31Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Thu
26 May
£49Flixbus
£78easyJet
Fri
27 May
£71Flixbus
£242Eurowings
Sat
28 May
£106Flixbus
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Sun
29 May
£185Flixbus
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Mon
30 May
£71Flixbus
£210Eurowings
Tue
31 May
£62Flixbus
£131Eurowings
Wed
1 Jun
£62Flixbus
£61Malta Air
Thu
2 Jun
£77Flixbus
£45Malta Air
Fri
3 Jun
£43Flixbus
£21Malta Air
Sat
4 Jun
£31Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Sun
5 Jun
£40Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Mon
6 Jun
£40Flixbus
£30Malta Air
Tue
7 Jun
£31Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Wed
8 Jun
£53BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
9 Jun
£24Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Fri
10 Jun
£33Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Sat
11 Jun
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£14Malta Air
Sun
12 Jun
£31Flixbus
£16Malta Air
Mon
13 Jun
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
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Bus times from London to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

11 h 30 m

Average

11 h 45 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

497 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 497 km distance in an average of 11 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 11 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 12 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:30London11h30 21:00Köln, Flughafen
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£311One-way
2nd Fastest
21:30London12h00 10:30Köln, Flughafen
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£581One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Cologne

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
durationAverage coach duration11 h 29 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£77 (€86)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus

Coaches from London to Cologne cover the 308 miles (496 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 29 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £24, but the average price of coach tickets is £77. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Coach companies: FlixBus London to Cologne

Travel to Cologne from London from £24 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £24

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets between London and Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from London to Cologne

Flixbus and National Express Coaches service the route for buses from London to Cologne. Each operator provides frequent services each day, with the first bus leaving London, Victoria Coach Station at 9:00 a.m. and the last coach of the day departing for Cologne, Flughafen Station at 9:30 p.m. The average journey length when travelling on the direct service is approximately 11 hours. On services where passengers are expected to change once, however, the duration of the journey increases to 14 hours and 30 minutes.

Travel Tips: Coach to Cologne from London

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by coach from London, United Kingdom to Cologne, Germany?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 22/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Cologne before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return coach to London, United Kingdom from Cologne is: Fully open.

Is my return coach into London from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 22/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coaches from London to Cologne cost?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Cologne from London for as low as £24  for the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from London to Cologne cost on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between London and Cologne is £77  one way.

What is the distance from London to Cologne by coach?

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

How many hours does it take from London to Cologne by coach?

The London to Cologne coach duration is on average 11 h 29 min, which is to be expected when travelling 308 miles (496 km) between London and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which coach station in London goes to Cologne? Which coach station do I come into Cologne from London?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Cologne located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival coach station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Cologne from London?

For the journey from London to Cologne you can take a coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from London to Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I book a direct coach from London to Cologne?

If you’re looking for a direct coach from London to Cologne, consider travelling with Flixbus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.

When is the earliest coach from London to Cologne? When is the last coach from London to Cologne?

The first coach from London to Cologne leaves at 07: 00   and the last coach for this leaves at 23: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from London to Cologne times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

When should I book London Cologne coach tickets to score the best deals?

If you purchase a coach ticket to Cologne from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £77 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between London and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.