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Journey Summary

London to Cologne Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
14 hours 1 minute
Coach Ticket Price: £60
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Cologne
Distance:497 km
Bus Companies:Union Ivkoni International
Coach companies

National Express and FlixBus between London and Cologne

For as little as £74 you can travel by coach from London to Cologne with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between London and Cologne? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the route on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between London and Cologne. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 308 miles (496 km) from London to Cologne.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the London to Cologne coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from London to Cologne due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by coach?

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

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Cologne as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Cologne, Germany?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Cologne?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to London from Cologne.

What is the cost of cheap coaches to Cologne from London?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Cologne from London for as little as £74  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Cologne on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from London to Cologne is £74  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Cologne by coach?
The London to Cologne coach distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km).
How long is the coach between London and Cologne?
While the time it takes to travel 308 miles (496 km) between London and Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to Cologne is on average 14 h 46 min.
What station does the London to Cologne coach leave from? Which Cologne coach station do I come into from London?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the coach station in London? Where is the coach station in Cologne?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival coach station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Cologne.

Which coach companies should I travel with from London to Cologne?
When taking a coach from London to Cologne, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France or National Express for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from London to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
When does the first coach depart from London to Cologne? When does the last coach depart from London to Cologne?
The earliest coach departing from London to Cologne leaves at 20: 00. The last coach departing from London to Cologne leaves at 21: 00. You can find the latest London to Cologne coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Cologne from London for the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from London to Cologne is on average £74 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets to Cologne from London available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
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Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City