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Go from London to Cologne with a quick change
Travelling to Cologne with us is simple, smart, and speedy. After a quick change at Brussels-Midi/Zuid, you’ll be there in no time. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from London to Cologne is the only way to travel.
Departing from London St Pancras
To start your journey, get to London St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to go through border controls and security.
This elegant historic 19th-century station is conveniently located in the heart of London and is well connected by underground lines and buses.
Before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains you can indulge in some boutique shopping, experience fine dining at a world-class brasserie or enjoy a glass of bubbly at the longest champagne bar in Europe.
On board our Eurostar trains
Travelling between London and Cologne with a quick change in Brussels is simple, affordable and relaxing.
You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge. There are no weight limits, but please ensure you can carry all items of luggage safely. Find out more about our luggage allowances.
You can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café.
On the first part of your journey between London and Brussels, if you are travelling in Standard Premier or Business Premier you’ll be served a three-course meal at your seat. Check out our seats in Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier.
Travelling between Brussels and Cologne, if you’re in Premium you’ll be served a delicious meal at your seat. Check out our seats in Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Connecting from Brussels to Cologne
The journey from London to Brussels takes 1hr 52mins. You'll then change to our Brussels to Cologne train for the remainder of the journey.
On arrival, take the exit at the end of the platform down to the main hall and check the departure boards for your connecting Eurostar train to Cologne.
Arriving at Cologne station
Eurostar takes you to the heart of the biggest city of North Rhine-Westphalia. Cologne's most important landmark, the impressive cathedral, is the first thing you'll see when exiting the station. The city's most important museums, breweries and main shopping street can be reached by foot in just a few minutes.
And for those who want to discover Cologne off the beaten path, the vibrant Südstadt area and the trendy "Belgisches Viertel" neighbourhood are only a short tram ride away.
Cologne is also an excellent travel hub which offers train connections to almost all major German cities. Inside the station you will find plenty of food stands and shops to stroll around while waiting for your connecting train.