Cologne to London flights

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Departure Fri, 17 Jul Return Thu, 23 Jul
CGN Cologne
LON London
return from £32
Departure Sun, 02 Aug Return Sun, 09 Aug
CGN Cologne
LON London
return from £23
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cologne and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
6%

Trains are 6% more expensive in London than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.7
London
£2.85
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
80%

The average meal is 80% more expensive in London than in Cologne.

Cologne
£8.56
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

Taxis are 10% more expensive in London than in Cologne.

Cologne
£3.15
London
£3.5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
25%

Coffee is 25% more expensive in London than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.4
London
£3.01
Cologne airports
  • ( Düsseldorf International (DUS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Koeln - Bonn (CGN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Niederrhein (Weeze) (NRN)
    How far from city centre: 58 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 309 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Cologne to London

How long is the flight from Cologne to London?

Direct flights from Cologne to London take around 1 hour and 25 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

For indirect flights, the most common flight path is through a short stopover in Dusseldorf, Germany.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Cologne?

Unlike domestic flights in the UK or cheap flights within the Schengen Zone, you almost always need a valid passport to travel to London from Cologne.

Which airlines fly from Cologne to London?

A range of airlines operate daily direct flights between Cologne and London, including:

  • Eurowings, a low-cost subsidiary of Germany's national flag carrier airline, Lufthansa.
  • British Airways, the UK's national airline.
  • EasyJet, a British budget airline operating low-cost routes in over 30 European countries.
  • Ryanair, the largest low-cost carrier in Europe, based in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Flybe, an Exeter-based airline, the biggest independent regional carrier in Europe.

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When are the best times to fly from Cologne to London?

  • During December, London's diverse population join together in celebrating the holiday season. Head to a European-style Christmas market, go ice skating at Somerset House, or enjoy one of the traditional holiday pantomime shows.
  • June sees the longest days and best weather, and it's an unbeatable time to enjoy London's beautiful parks and green spaces. Plenty of fun festivals and events take place at this time from major sporting tournaments to food symposiums to theatre competitions.

Airports in Cologne

Cologne is served by one international airport: Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN).

Useful information about Cologne Bonn Airport

Cologne Bonn Airport is situated in the district of Porz, roughly 9 miles south-east of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car or taxi – 15 minutes from the city centre along the A59 motorway.
  • By train – several routes run directly from the airport to the central train station in Cologne, departing every 12-15 minutes: lines S13, RE6, and RE8.
  • By bus – 15-20 minutes from Porz Markt station via bus route 161.

Services: unlimited free WiFi, conference centre, business lounge, hotels, chemist, post office, and a vast range of retail and food outlets.

Airports in London

London is served by 6 international airports, 3 of which receive the majority of direct flights from Cologne: London Stansted, London Heathrow, and London Gatwick.

Useful information about London Stansted Airport

Located in Essex, Stansted Airport is roughly 42 miles north-east of central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – 70-80 minutes to Liverpool Street, departing every half hour.
  • By train – Stansted Express to Liverpool Street, every 15 minutes, journey time 47 minutes.
  • By taxi or car – roughly 60 minutes from central London.

Services: smoking areas, prayer room, accessible toilets, free WiFi, and a number of shops and food outlets.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow (LHR) is 17 miles south-west of central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By underground – Piccadilly line.
  • By taxi or car – about 45 minutes from central London.
  • By train – 15 minutes to Paddington via the Heathrow Express, departing every 15 minutes.
  • By bus – direct coaches to Victoria depart frequently, taking roughly 45 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, smoking areas, currency exchange, business facilities, airline lounges, religious spaces, disabled passenger services, and a massive number of shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars open all hours.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Located in Surrey, London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is roughly 30 miles south of central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi or car – roughly 60 minutes to central London, 35 minutes to Croydon.
  • By train – Gatwick Express departs every 15 minutes, taking 35 minutes to London Victoria.
  • By bus – direct service to Victoria, departing every 30 minutes and taking 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, currency exchange, accessible toilets, designated smoking areas, prayer rooms, and many eateries, food outlets, and shops.

What to do and visit in London

  • See it from above: scale the London Eye, the Shard, or the Monument for the best views over the city.
  • Take your pick from the line-up of famous architectural landmarks: Shakespeare's Globe, St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe, Tate Modern, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, to name a few.
  • Enjoy one of London's free-to-enter, world-class museums – don't miss the incredible National Gallery.
  • Make a trip to south-west London for a tennis match at Wimbledon, an international rugby game at Twickenham, or a day exploring the quirky shops and gorgeous park at Richmond.

Frequent questions about flights from Cologne to London

How can I find cheap flights from Cologne to London at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 23€ for the route Cologne - London. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is London expensive to visit compared to Cologne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.20 GBP euros, 3% more expensive than Cologne, with a fare of 3.12 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 5% more in London: 2.80 GBP euros against 2.67 GBP euros in Cologne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP euros in London, 77% more than the 8.47 GBP euros in Cologne. The price of the coffee is around 27% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.02 GBP euros, while in Cologne the coffee costs 2.38 GBP.

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