How to get to Manchester from Cologne

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from Cologne to Manchester

How to get to Manchester from Cologne by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Cologne to Manchester is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Cologne and Manchester

distanceDistance425 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£14 - £538
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or SNCF (3)

Travel 425 miles by train, coach or flight to Manchester from Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus, Ryanair or SNCF (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Cologne to Manchester.

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Find the best route from Cologne to Manchester with Omio's travel partners British Airways, Ryanair and Lufthansa! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

      FAQs: Cologne to Manchester

      FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

      There are 3 options to travel from Cologne to Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average £14.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Cologne to Manchester:

      Taking a flight costs £19 less than taking a coach, which average ticket prices of £33.

      A flight is £523 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Manchester costing on average £538.

      The fastest way from Cologne to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Manchester that take longer:

      Getting to Manchester by coach takes 19 h 50 min on average.

      Train takes 5 h 35 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 425 miles from Cologne to Manchester.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Manchester is:

      • Around 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cologne to Manchester as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Coaches from Cologne to Manchester most often leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Flights from Cologne to Manchester most often leave from Cologne Bonn Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Cologne Hbf and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Manchester:

      • Travel with FlixBus to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Cologne to Manchester tickets on Omio for £33.
      • Travel with Ryanair, Malta Air or Lufthansa for flights to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Cologne to Manchester tickets on Omio for £14.
      • Travel with SNCF (3), Thalys or Deutsche Bahn to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF (3) Cologne to Manchester tickets on Omio for £538.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Manchester with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct coach with.
      • Direct services by plane with.
      • Direct train with.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

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