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Travel from Cologne to London by trainFrom Cologne to London

Depart from Cologne and head to London by train – it’s easy! Travel to Brussels with ICE or Eurostar trains and then take Eurostar to London. You’ll get there after 5 hours and 1 changeover (without having to change stations).

Get to Brussels from Cologne with ICE or Eurostar

It’s an easy journey by train from Cologne to Brussels, your first stop. With 2 high-speed trains – Eurostar and ICE - competing on this route, you’ll get to the Belgian capital in no time at all.

Set off in Köln Hbf, Cologne’s main train station, situated next to the famous cathedral. After a comfortable journey with a travel time of less than 2 hours, you’ll arrive at Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel-Zuid, where you’ll board the train to London.

From Brussels to London by Eurostar

In Brussels, you can take your connecting Eurostar at Brussels (Midi/Zuid) station right after your arrival there. Great Britain isn’t included in the Schengen Area, so you’ll have to go through check-in1 at the Channel Terminal. The Belgian and British authorities will verify your identity documents and – if required – your visa. During these security checks, baggage and passengers alike need to go through a scanner.

The Terminal offers various recreational facilities for when you’re waiting to board your train to London. Relax in one of the cafés, shops or comfortable lounge areas before your departure.

Find the Channel Terminal on the station plan >

For the last part of your journey, travel by Eurostar at 300km/h – through the Channel Tunnel – and reach London after a travel time of only 1 hour 48 minutes.

The train’s terminus is London St Pancras International. Ideally located in the city centre, this train station provides easy access to other means of public transportation, as well as many of the city’s tourist attractions.

1 Our booking system takes into account the time it takes to check in, offering you departure times to London which have been adjusted accordingly.

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Köln Hbf train station

50667 Cologne

Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel-Zuid train station

47B Avenue Fonsny
1060 Brussels

London St Pancras International train station

Euston Road
N1C 4QP London
Great Britain
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+32 70 79 79 79 (€0.30/min)