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.
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1 h 53 m
6 h 42 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to London without changing at least once.
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Cologne to London cover the 308 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.
Deutsche Bahn will get you from Cologne to London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Cologne and London. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Cologne to London with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from United Kingdom to Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from London.
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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