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About Flights to Cologne

Summary info about Cologne flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

1h 10m

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1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Cologne from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £11 (London Stansted to Cologne Köln/Bonn).
The best return flight price to Cologne from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £20 (London Stansted to Cologne Köln/Bonn).
The fastest flight to Cologne from United Kingdom takes 1h 10m (London Stansted to Cologne Köln/Bonn).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Cologne, including Ryanair.

Cheapest flights to Cologne airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Cologne airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cologne (CGN)

Typically, flights to Cologne from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Cologne Köln/Bonn, which has an average price of £48

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO COLOGNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember18% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Cologne costs on average just £135 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO COLOGNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust32% more expensiveIt costs about £216 for flights to Cologne from London Heathrow Airport in August
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO COLOGNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJune348% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Cologne from London Heathrow Airport in June than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Cologne?

Flight times depend largely on the number of stopovers and where you're flying from. If you're travelling from London, you can expect to find direct flights to Cologne, Germany, in around 1 hour and 50 minutes. These flights depart from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Stansted. If you're flying from Manchester, you can expect direct flights to take just under two hours while flights with a single stopover will take closer to five hours. Flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse will typically take just less than two hours for a direct flight.

Cologne flight deals with direct flights can be found in London and Edinburgh. When travelling from London, direct flights to Cologne, Germany, will depart from London Heathrow International Airport, Gatwick Airport, as well as London Stansted Airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport is the only airport in Scotland offering direct flights to Cologne at the moment. You can also find direct flights from Manchester Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport, Cologne.

Users booking trips to Cologne from Ancona found flights 96% cheaper than the average price of flights to Cologne. To find the cheapest price to Cologne from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Cologne from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £42. If you aren’t able to travel to Cologne during the month of September, then flying in August is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of £43.

The ideal time to book your flight to Cologne is 31 days in advance, when prices tend to average £75. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as £20.

Our data shows that Saturday is the least expensive day to fly to Cologne. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £69. When flying out on a Monday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Cologne for around £93.

Our data shows that the cheapest United Kingdom to Cologne flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Cologne in the morning for as low as £73. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Cologne is in the evening when prices are around £115.

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Cologne for May, July, and August. Parks like Carl-Duisberg-Park are popular hot spots in those months.

Duesseldorf Intl Airport, Dortmund Airport, Düsseldorf Weeze Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport or Frankfurt am Main Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Cologne.

Düsseldorf Weeze Airport has an average price of £104 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Cologne. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Cologne flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Cologne found recently by users on momondo
24 Sep
STN03:35London Stansted
1h 10m
CGN04:45Cologne Köln/Bonn
28 Sep
CGN16:30Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 15m
STN17:45London Stansted
21 Sep
1h 30m
CGN15:15Cologne Köln/Bonn
28 Sep
CGN16:40Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 30m
22 Sep
STN03:05London Stansted
1h 10m
CGN04:15Cologne Köln/Bonn
12 Oct
CGN16:30Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 15m
STN17:45London Stansted
19 Oct
1h 25m
CGN04:40Cologne Köln/Bonn
26 Oct
CGN06:05Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 30m
7 Nov
1h 35m
CGN05:10Cologne Köln/Bonn
9 Nov
CGN13:10Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 35m
8 Sep
STN03:05London Stansted
1h 10m
CGN04:15Cologne Köln/Bonn
11 Sep
CGN02:35Cologne Köln/Bonn
1h 15m
STN03:50London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Cologne

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Cologne, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair
6 Sep
STN03:30London Stansted
1h 10m
CGN04:40Cologne Köln/Bonn
12 Oct
1h 25m
CGN04:40Cologne Köln/Bonn
6 Sep
STN12:35London Stansted
1h 10m
CGN13:45Cologne Köln/Bonn

Which airlines fly to Cologne?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Cologne

Which airlines fly to Cologne?

Ryanair is the airline most momondo users in United Kingdom opt for when booking flights to Cologne. Eurowings, Lufthansa and easyJet are also popular choices when flying to Cologne from United Kingdom. Most major airlines flying from United Kingdom to Cologne will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

SWISS Flights to Cologne

There are 8 SWISS flights to Cologne in a normal week. The most common departure point is Zurich and the best SWISS ticket price seen on momondo is £212 (last 72 hours, from Birmingham, to Cologne). SWISS has a score of 8.4 from 138 user reviews on momondo.

Lufthansa Flights to Cologne

Lufthansa flies to Cologne 16 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Cologne from Munich Franz Josef Strauss. Lufthansa (rating: 7.2, 347 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Cologne from. The best Lufthansa ticket price found on momondo to Cologne was from Birmingham (£135 round-trip).

Airports near Cologne

Below you will find all the airports in Cologne along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Cologne airport?

Once you’ve arrived at Cologne Bonn Airport, Cologne, you’ll have a variety of transport options to get to the city centre. The S-Bahn trains connect directly to the city centre from the airport train station and will take approximately 15 minutes for the trip. The Regional Express train is also available from the station inside the airport. These trains run twice an hour and take around 10 minutes to reach the centre of the city. The Intercity-Express will take you to the city centre in around 10 minutes and costs a little more than the other two options. There are also taxis available outside the terminals and taxi apps, which can be relied on for transport around Cologne.

Popular routes to Cologne

Most frequently searched flights to Cologne along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£18
Manchester to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price£23
Bristol to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£22
Birmingham to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time4h 45m
Cheapest price£73
Edinburgh to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£99
Glasgow to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time7h 10m
Cheapest price£99
Liverpool to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time6h 30m
Cheapest price£59
Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price£137
Nottingham to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time6h 40m
Cheapest price£59
Leeds to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time5h 30m
Cheapest price£196
Cardiff to Cologne Flights
Fastest flight time7h 05m
Cheapest price£130

Visa requirements for visiting Cologne

If you’re travelling as a tourist, you will be able to enter Germany without a visa. Your stay cannot exceed 90 days in a 180-day period as you cannot conduct business. If you wish to stay longer than 90 days or would like to do business, you will need to apply for a visa through your local German consulate.

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Best things to do and see in Cologne

Cologne, Germany, is a city of around 2000 years old along the Rhine River and is most well-known for its 12 Romanesque churches, these twelve landmark churches are all a short walk away from the historic Old Town and include the Cologne Cathedral, which boasts sweeping views of the river. Across the road from this cathedral, you’ll find the Museum Ludwig, which exhibits 20th-century art from the likes of Picasso and many others. If you’re travelling with kids, you can make your way to Phantasialand and enjoy the rides and activities on offer at the theme park. Head to the Cologne Zoological Garden to check out the local zoo, which houses an elephant park and jungle house. You can take a guided tour of the 18th-century Brühl Castle or indulge in the roman artefacts and antiquities on display at the Roman-Germanic Museum. Finish your trip off with a river cruise along the Rhine River and gain a new perspective of the city of Cologne.

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