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There are 14 ways to get from Cologne to Normandy by train, car train, car, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, plane or subway

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Train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$129 - $296

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Fly Cologne Bonn to London Stansted, subway, train, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Vauxhall station
  3. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford
  4. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$78 - $222

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Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  4. Drive from Folkestone to Normandy

$284 - $379

Train via Ashford International  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$148 - $284

Bus, bus and ferry, drive, train  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
  3. Drive from Folkestone/Dover to Vauxhall
  4. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

$124 - $180

Bus  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to London 080
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford National Express

$99 - $159

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Cologne to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Normandy

$100 - $149

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City, subway, train, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  5. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$103 - $343

Fly Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$90 - $249

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$81 - $251

Fly Cologne Bonn to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Gatwick (LGW) CGN - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford

$129 - $490

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$146 - $401

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

$116 - $300

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$143 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Normandy is to fly and subway and train and bus which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Köln ZOB and arriving at Normandy, Glaziers Lane via Düsseldorf, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 8m.

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The distance between Cologne and Normandy is 533 km.

The best way to get from Cologne to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 6h 48m and costs 110€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Cologne to Normandy, including transfers.

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Cologne to Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Normandy is to train which takes 6h 48m and costs 110€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 16h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Cologne to Normandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 333.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Cologne to Normandy via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, Euston station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, and Guildford in around 6h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Normandy via Düsseldorf, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco, and Friary Bus Station in around 16h 8m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Vauxhall to Guildford
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Vauxhall station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to London
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach South
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Normandy is 1h behind Cologne. It is currently 4:35 PM in Cologne and 3:35 PM in Normandy.

British Airways, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 11m and costs 13€ - 16€.

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