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There are 10 ways to get from Universität zu Köln to London by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or tram

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Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£132 - £433

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Train, night bus  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Aachen-Rothe Erde Re / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to London, London Victoria Coach Station N80

£26 - £49

8 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£53 - £74

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Universität zu Köln to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£184 - £209

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Universität zu Köln to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£59 - £125

Fly Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£49 - £352

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£49 - £364

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£65 - £524

Line 9 tram to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the line 9 tram from Köln Universität to Köln Bf Deutz/Messe Lanxess Arena
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£37 - £434

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£83 - £452

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Universität zu Köln to London is to train and night bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 13h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Universität zu Köln to London is to fly which costs 50€ - 390€ and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Universität zu Köln to London. However, there are services departing from Köln Universitätsstr. and arriving at London via Köln and Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Universität zu Köln to London. However, there are services departing from Koeln Sued and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Universität zu Köln and London is 310 miles.

The best way to get from Universität zu Köln to London without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs 140€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Universität zu Köln to London, including transfers.

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Universität zu Köln to London bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Köln station.

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Universität zu Köln to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Universität zu Köln to London is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs 140€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 12h 57m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 390€ and takes 4h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Universität zu Köln to London.
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  • Distance: 309.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Universität zu Köln, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Universität zu Köln to London King's Cross via Koeln Sued, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Universität zu Köln to London Victoria via Köln Universitätsstr., Köln Dom / Hbf, Köln, Bruxelles - North, and Bruxelles, Nord in around 12h 57m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £420
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £95
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£85 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Sued to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Köln-Ehrenfeld to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Abrn
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Aachen-Rothe Erde
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
abellio.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Süd to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Sued to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
KVB Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Universität zu Köln to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Universität zu Köln. It is currently 11:46 PM in Universität zu Köln and 10:46 PM in London.

Universität zu Köln to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Eurowings offers flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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