How to get from Dover to Cologne

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Travel Information from Dover to Cologne

distanceDistance245 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 245 miles between Dover and Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Malta Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dover to Cologne.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Dover restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from Dover?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Dover, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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 Dover from Cologne here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Dover to Cologne. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Dover to Cologne. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A ferry is generally £4 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £4 from Dover to Cologne.

A ferry is about £12 less than a flight, which costs on average £12 for this trip.

A ferry is generally £13 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £13 from Dover to Cologne.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Dover is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

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

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Cologne is approximately 245 miles away from Dover.

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and tend to arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Dover Priory and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can take a flight from Dover to Cologne with Malta Air. Cheap tickets can be found for £12 with Malta Air from Dover to Cologne.
Omio customers who travel from Dover to Cologne often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £4 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £12 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £13 one way on average.

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

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