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.
The average ticket from Cologne to London will cost around £ 161 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 124.
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4 h 44 m
6 h 35 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to London without changing at least once.
|Distance||308 miles (496 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to London cover the 308 miles (496 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to London train.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Cologne and London and when travelling by train:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and London before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Cologne is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your London to Cologne train here.
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 board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in London.
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