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from Cologne to London

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Wed
27 Oct
£105BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Malta Air
Thu
28 Oct
£119Flixbus
£110Malta Air
Fri
29 Oct
£158BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
30 Oct
£107BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£75BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£79BlaBlaCar Bus
£33Malta Air
Tue
2 Nov
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£15Malta Air
Wed
3 Nov
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£7Malta Air
Thu
4 Nov
£48BlaBlaCar Bus
£23Malta Air
Fri
5 Nov
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£20Malta Air
Sat
6 Nov
£48BlaBlaCar Bus
£15Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
£43BlaBlaCar Bus
£53Eurowings
Mon
8 Nov
£48BlaBlaCar Bus
£9Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
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£128Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
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£7Malta Air
Thu
11 Nov
£46Flixbus
£7Malta Air
Fri
12 Nov
£53Flixbus
£38Malta Air
Sat
13 Nov
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£103Lufthansa
Sun
14 Nov
£62Flixbus
£36Ryanair
Mon
15 Nov
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£9Malta Air
Tue
16 Nov
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£7Malta Air

Travel Information between Cologne and London

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£15 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £15 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £15 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 308 miles (496 km) from Cologne to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to London.

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Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to London.
FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to London from Cologne?

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

Is international entry into London 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 London, 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 London, 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 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and London closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from London, 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 London?

  • 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 26/10/2021. 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 London here.

How do you get from Cologne to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to London: flight or coach.

How do I get from Cologne to London the cheapest way?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Cologne to London. Tickets for a flight cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A flight is generally £42 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £57 from Cologne to London.

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

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

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Cologne to London?

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to London?

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

  • Flights from Cologne to London most often leave from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to London:

  • You can go to London from Cologne by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £15 with Malta Air from Cologne to London on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Cologne to London with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £57 with Flixbus from Cologne to London.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Cologne to London?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to London from Cologne online for 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 £15 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £57 one way on average for this route.

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.