EurostarDeutsche BahnSNCF
Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 01m
Fare range€51.00 - €475.00
Distance494km
Train operatorsABR, DB, ERB, regiojet,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:47
Last train departs at15:31
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 11m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLondon
Destination StationKöln Hbf

London to Köln Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Köln Hbf for Tuesday 23rd Oct 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:47
12:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 28m
1 change
08:54
15:15
London
Köln Hbf
5h 21m
1 change
10:58
16:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 17m
1 change
12:58
18:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 17m
1 change
15:04
20:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 11m
1 change

Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains from London to Köln Hbf

You can travel from London to Köln Hbf on Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from London to Köln Hbf, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains from London to Köln Hbf

You can travel from London to Köln Hbf on Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from London to Köln Hbf, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains from London to Köln Hbf

You can travel from London to Köln Hbf on Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from London to Köln Hbf, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains from London to Köln Hbf

You can travel from London to Köln Hbf on Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Thalys trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from London to Köln Hbf, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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Eurostar e320 Train

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 320km/h. All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Deutsche Bahn

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF TGV

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Thalys Train

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

London to Köln Hbf train prices

Train tickets from London to Köln Hbf start at €50.50 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from London to Köln Hbf start at €112.90 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
Find this ticket!
€112.90
14 days
in advance
€134.33
Avg. single price
On the day
€266.71
Avg. single price

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

The average journey time between London and Köln Hbf is 6 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 6 trains per day travelling from London to Köln Hbf. 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 Köln Hbf?

The first train from London to Köln Hbf departs at 06:47. The last train from London to Köln Hbf departs at 15:31. 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 Köln Hbf?

No, it is not possible to travel from London to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. To travel from London to Köln Hbf 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.

How do I get back to London?

By train, of course. See trains from Köln Hbf to London.

  • *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 Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/10/2018. 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 18/07/2018 for travel on 19/07/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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