Trains from
London to Köln Hbf

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 30m
Fare range€52-€420
Distance494km
Train operatorsnational_express
First & last trains
First train departs at08:58
Last train departs at15:04
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 11m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationLondon
Destination StationKöln Hbf

Train times for Sun 17 Dec

21:30
08:15
London
Köln Hbf
9h 45m3 changes
06:47
12:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 28m2 changes
08:54
15:15
London
Köln Hbf
5h 21m2 changes
10:58
16:15
London
Köln Hbf
4h 17m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from London to Köln Hbf start at €127.15 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€127.15
14 days
in advance
€153.34
Avg. single price
On the day
€269.48
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from London to Köln Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from London to Köln Hbf is €52. To buy train tickets from London to Köln Hbf for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 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.

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

The average journey time between London and Köln Hbf is 4 hours and 30 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 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 08:58. The last train from London to Köln Hbf departs at 15:04. 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 2 changes. 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 17/12/2017. 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 18/09/2017 for travel on 19/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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