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from Cologne to London

You can get from Cologne to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Cologne to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:00Cologne/Bonn Airport1h15 12:15London Stansted Airport
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£61One-way
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12:00Cologne/Bonn Airport1h15 12:15London Stansted Airport
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£61One-way
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13:46Köln, Köln Bonn Airport14h14 03:00London
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£501One-way
07:00Cologne/Bonn Airport7h05 13:05London Heathrow Airport
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£3741One-way

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20 Jun
£50Union Ivkoni International
£6Malta Air
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21 Jun
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22 Jun
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£5Malta Air
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23 Jun
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24 Jun
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25 Jun
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26 Jun
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27 Jun
£46Union Ivkoni International
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28 Jun
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29 Jun
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30 Jun
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£187Austrian Airlines
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1 Jul
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£318Lufthansa Cityline
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2 Jul
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£59Malta Air
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3 Jul
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£293Lufthansa Cityline
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4 Jul
£45Union Ivkoni International
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6 Jul
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7 Jul
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Travel from Cologne to London
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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Cologne, Germany?

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

Can travellers from Germany enter United Kingdom?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 18/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Cologne and London.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Cologne, Germany from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to Cologne from London restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from London?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 18/06/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Cologne to London?

There are 3 ways to travel between Cologne and London including taking a coach, flight or train.

How many miles from Cologne to London would I travel?

The Cologne to London distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km).

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to London:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to London, Victoria Coach Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Malta Air to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Malta Air Cologne to London tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Union Ivkoni International Cologne to London tickets on Omio for £55.
Can I travel directly to London from Cologne?

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Cologne with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Cologne and London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to London?
Your journey from Cologne to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Cologne to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Cologne to London ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Cologne to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £11 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £55 one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to London?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to London, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A flight is generally £44 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £55 from Cologne to London.

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

The fastest way from Cologne to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from Cologne to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 14 h 14 min.

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