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Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Direct flights

1

Flights per day

1

Distance

497 km

There are 1 direct flights between Cologne and London per day, with the fastest journey taking just 1 hours and 15 minutes.

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11:35Cologne/Bonn Airport1h15 11:50London Stansted Airport
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£131One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to London Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
2 hours 45 minutes
Flight Price: £35
Flights Depart from:Cologne
Flights arrive in:London
Distance:497 km
Airlines:Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa Cityline , Malta Air
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RyanAir, Eurowings and British airways flights from Cologne to London

For as little as £5 you can travel by flight between Cologne and London with RyanAir, Eurowings and British airways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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Find cheap tickets for RyanAir flights between Cologne and London on Omio. Omio can help you find the best flight deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cologne to London flight timetable from RyanAir, the latest plane ticket offers available and other travel information for the 308 miles (496 km) trip from Cologne to London, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for flights from Cologne to London in the Omio app, you can check to see if the RyanAir flights available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the RyanAir flight timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to London from Cologne and then book a cheap flight with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming flight from Cologne to London with RyanAir!

RyanAir 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight from Cologne to London are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Cologne to London Flights: An Overview 

London is a top business city with a cultural history that stretches to the prehistoric times. Visitors can take a flight to distant cities like Cologne. Economy carriers like Ryanair and Eurowings offer flights from Cologne to London. German-owned Lufthansa, the largest airline in Europe, also has several flights flying this route. The quickest flight from Cologne to London takes about one hour 15 minutes when flying direct with no changes required en route.

Which airlines fly from Cologne to London? 

A total of six airlines offer flights from Cologne to London. German-owned Lufthansa is one of the renowned carriers on this route. Travelers can also choose to travel with budget carriers like Eurowings, Ryanair, Swiss, and Austrian Airlines. Ryanair and Eurowings offer a majority of the direct flights along this route.

How long is the flight from Cologne to London? 

Different airlines plying this route offer flights with varying duration. Direct flights are often faster than those with layovers. Eurowings offers the fastest flight on the route, and it takes about one hour and 15 minutes. Indirect options can take anywhere from four hours 50 minutes to 14 hours. Though the regularity of direct flights means indirect flights are not always necessary. Direct flights are evenly distributed between the morning and evening hours. In the morning, flights take off between 06:45 a.m. and 07:30 a.m. Later in the evening, there are direct flights from Cologne to London between 05:55 p.m. and 10:10 p.m. Other connecting flights are distributed at different times throughout the day giving passengers flexibility when planning their travel.

How many flights are there from Cologne to London? 

Passengers can expect between five and eight direct flights operating from Cologne to London each day during the week. These direct flights are shared by two main providers, Eurowings and Ryanair.  Further indirect options supplement the route. Service regularity dips slightly over the weekend but passengers can still expect two flights on a Saturday and three on a Sunday.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Cologne to London? 

Departure Airport: Cologne Airport is the main departure airport for flights from Cologne to London. It is located in Rhine-Westphalia, the most populated state in Germany. It serves both as a popular passenger airport and a destined cargo hub. It is situated between Cologne and Bonn cities and directly accessible from the Bundesautobahn A59 motorway. Rail travel is a good option for passengers when organizing travel, as Cologne is connected to S-Bahn S13 from Köln-Hauptbahnhof, ICE and RE trains, as well as airport buses. At the airport, travelers can access parking facilities, lounges, restaurants, and free WiFi.

Arrival Airport: London Stansted Airport (STN) is one of the main airports in London and is located northeast of the city. It takes about an hour to reach the city from the airport, a distance of 63 kilometers. Taxis, public buses, chauffeured, and rideshare vehicles offer transport to the city. The airport has the Stansted Express high-speed train service that takes passengers to central London in just 47 minutes as well as frequent coach services that terminate at London Victoria Station. The airport has an information desk, WiFi, meeting rooms, and duty-free shopping and numerous restaurants and cafes.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight to London from Cologne?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 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 flight between Cologne and London as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return flight to Cologne, Germany from London is: Restricted.

Is my return flight into Cologne from London restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Cologne from London closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap flights from Cologne to London cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight between Cologne and London for the next 7 days starting from £5  one way.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Cologne to London on average?
The Cologne to London plane ticket price is on average £151  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Cologne to London by plane?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and London via plane to be approximately 308 miles (496 km).
How long does it take from Cologne to London by plane?
On average the Cologne to London flight time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 308 miles (496 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When taking a flight from Cologne to London, which airport in Cologne do I fly out of and which airport in London do I arrive in?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Cologne/Bonn Airport   to London Heathrow Airport.

Where is the airport in Cologne? Where is the airport in London?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this journey, called Cologne/Bonn Airport, is located 0 miles (0 km) from the city centre of Cologne.

The most popular arrival airport, London Heathrow Airport, is located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre of London. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from London Heathrow Airport to the city centre in London.

Which airlines can get me from Cologne to London?
For the best Cologne to London flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, Eurowings, Flybe, British Airways or Germanwings. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services to London from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
When can I take the first flight from Cologne to London? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight departing from Cologne to London leaves at 05: 00. The last flight departing from Cologne to London leaves at 14: 50. You can find the latest Cologne to London flight times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy plane tickets between Cologne and London for the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket from Cologne to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £151 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets between Cologne and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.