How to get from Cologne to Manchester

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Travel Information between Cologne and Manchester

distanceDistance425 miles (686 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£36 - £133
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 18 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £133 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 425 miles (686 km) by coach or flight between Cologne and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Manchester

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.

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Manchester, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Manchester from Cologne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Manchester, United Kingdom from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Manchester from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from United Kingdom?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Manchester.

You can travel to Manchester from Cologne 2 different ways: coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Cologne to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £97 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Manchester costing on average £133.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 18 h 50 min.

The distance from Cologne to Manchester is approximately 425 miles (686 km).

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Manchester Airport.

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

  • You can travel between Cologne and Manchester by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £36 with Flixbus from Cologne to Manchester.
  • You can go to Manchester from Cologne by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £133 with Ryanair from Cologne to Manchester on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Cologne to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Cologne and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £36 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £133 one way.

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

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