London to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Cologne by train
Fast trains from London to Cologne take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 497 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Cologne?
Journeys between London and Cologne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 12 departures on the route from London to Cologne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Cologne?
The London to Cologne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:13 and the last train is around 20:04.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:57, and the last at 20:03.
What's the London to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Cologne are $65.16.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $69, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book London to Cologne train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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