Cologne to London train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42Köln Hbf1h53 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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13:42Köln Hbf1h53 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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15:40Köln Hbf1h55 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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17:41Köln Hbf1h54 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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19:40Köln Hbf25h55 21:35London St Pancras Intl
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Train schedule Cologne to London

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42Köln Hbf1h53 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
13:42Köln Hbf1h53 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
15:40Köln Hbf1h55 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
17:41Köln Hbf1h54 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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19:40Köln Hbf25h55 21:35London St Pancras Intl
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Fastest train times from Cologne to London

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Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

6 h 42 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

497 km

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:42Köln Hbf1h53 11:35London St Pancras Intl
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13:42Köln Hbf1h53 15:35London St Pancras Intl
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17:41Köln Hbf1h54 19:35London St Pancras Intl
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15:40Köln Hbf1h55 17:35London St Pancras Intl
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Overview: Train from Cologne to London

distanceDistance308 miles
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to London

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 6 h
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Cologne to London

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to London. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Cologne to London and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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FAQs

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from London.

The distance to London from Cologne by train is approximately 308 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 308 miles between Cologne and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cologne to London is on average 5 h 53 min.

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.

Take the Cologne to London train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Cologne and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Cologne to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 09: 42. The last train leaves from Cologne at 19: 40. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
London
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to London.
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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