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Route overview
Avg. journey time7h 19m
Fare range€51.00 - €451.00
Distance494km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:47
Last train departs at20:01
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 11m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLondon
Destination StationCologne

London to Cologne train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Cologne for Thursday 17th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:47
12:15
London
Cologne
4h 28m
1 change
08:16
15:12
London
Cologne
5h 56m
3 changes
08:55
15:15
London
Cologne
5h 20m
1 change
10:58
16:15
London
Cologne
4h 17m
1 change
12:58
18:15
London
Cologne
4h 17m
1 change

London to Cologne train prices

Train tickets from London to Cologne start at €50.50 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from London to Cologne start at €145.03 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
€145.03
14 days
in advance
€153.88
Avg. single price
On the day
€264.83
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from London to Cologne by train?

The average journey time between London and Cologne is 7 hours and 19 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from London to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from London to Cologne?

The first train from London to Cologne departs at 06:47. The last train from London to Cologne departs at 20:01. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between London and Cologne?

No, it is not possible to travel from London to Cologne without having to change trains. To travel from London to Cologne will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cologne to London. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from London to Cologne.
**Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/01/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 18/10/2018 for travel on 18/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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