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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Cologne

distanceDistance541 miles (872 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £212 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEdelweiss Air

Take a flight to travel 541 miles (872 km) between Cologne and Edinburgh. Edelweiss Air is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Cologne, Germany?

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Edinburgh?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Edinburgh here.

How do I go from Cologne to Edinburgh?

You can travel from Cologne to Edinburgh by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to travel from Cologne to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

How far is it from Cologne to Edinburgh?

The distance from Cologne to Edinburgh is approximately 541 miles (872 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Cologne to Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Edinburgh:

  • Flights from Cologne to Edinburgh most often leave from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
Who can get me from Cologne to Edinburgh?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Cologne and Edinburgh:

  • You can travel between Cologne and Edinburgh by flight with Edelweiss Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £212 with Edelweiss Air from Cologne to Edinburgh.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Edinburgh from Cologne?
Your journey from Cologne to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Cologne to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!
How early should I book Cologne to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Edinburgh from Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £212 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Cologne and Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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