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Flight Information from Cologne to London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Eurowings, Flybe, British Airways, Germanwings or Malta Air

Flights from Cologne to London cover the 308 miles (496 km) long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Eurowings, Flybe, British Airways, Germanwings or Malta Air. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

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RyanAir, Eurowings and British airways flights from Cologne to London

For as little as £9 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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Omio helps you find the perfect Cologne - London flight with Eurowings. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight between Cologne and London, Omio shows you Eurowings’s current flight timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best plane ticket for your upcoming Cologne to London route. You can expect to travel around 308 miles (496 km) between Cologne and London on a flight with Eurowings. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Eurowings tickets between Cologne and London starting as low as £128 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by plane instead of purchasing tickets at the airport in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Eurowings!

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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 between Cologne and London?

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

Is international entry into London from Cologne restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Cologne to London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Cologne, Germany?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

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

Last checked on 16/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Cologne from London.

How much do cheap plane tickets from Cologne to London cost?
You can find a cheap flight from Cologne to London for some dates and times for as low as £9  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets between Cologne and London?
The Cologne to London plane ticket price is on average £39  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Cologne and London by flight?
The flight distance from Cologne to London is around 308 miles (496 km).
How long is the flight from Cologne to London?
On average the Cologne to London flight time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 308 miles (496 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which airport for the flight from Cologne to London do I fly out of? Which London airport from Cologne do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cologne/Bonn Airport   and arriving in London Heathrow Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Cologne located? Where is the arrival airport in London located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Cologne/Bonn Airport, which is located around 8 miles (13 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at London Heathrow Airport, located 14 miles (23 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from London Heathrow Airport to take you to the city centre of London.

Which airlines can take 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, Germanwings or Malta Air. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between Cologne and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I buy a direct flight from Cologne to London?
Yes, you can look for direct flights from Cologne to London with Eurowings or Malta Air  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct flight tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
When can I take the first flight from Cologne to London? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight for this route departs from Cologne at 04: 50. The last flight leaves from Cologne at 20: 05. Check Omio for the latest flight timetable from Cologne to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a plane ticket from Cologne to London to get the best deals?
You can find a flight from Cologne to London to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to London flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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