Cheap train tickets from Cologne to London

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How much are train tickets from Cologne to London?

Lowest Price£51.62
Fastest4h 50m
Daily Schedules6
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Cologne to London?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Cologne to London is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Cologne to London was £55.26. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Cologne to London?

The distance between Cologne and London is approximately 309.29 miles, or 497.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Cologne to London?

On Tuesday trains from Cologne to London are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

DB Intercity-Express has the greatest number of connections between Cologne to London

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to London. On the route to London 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. DB Intercity-Express offers the most scheduled departures between Cologne to London, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Cologne to London, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Cologne to London, which start at £19.60.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Cologne to London

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to London start from £51.80, and on average cost £74.51. Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn schedules to London. Deutsche Bahn in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in London trains arrive at London St. Pancras International,

From Cologne to London train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to London on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn scheduled trip per day, which will cost £51.80 for a one-way weekend reservation from Cologne.

Power point
Avg. Time
5h 41m
Avg. Price
£74.51

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Cologne to London start from £51.62, and on average cost £94.35. Daily there are 6 DB Intercity-Express schedules to London. DB Intercity-Express in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in London trains arrive at London St. Pancras International,

From Cologne to London train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 6 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £75.83 for a one-way train ticket to London.

WiFi
Meal
Power point
Drink
Avg. Time
6h 46m
Avg. Price
£94.35

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Cologne on their way to London. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Cologne are:
  • Central Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in London from Cologne. These are the busiest arriving stations in London:
  • London St. Pancras International