The cheapest times to fly from CGN to LHR are

  • August 6th to August 19th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CGN to LHR is late January. Prices can be as high as $224 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $82 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Cologne (CGN) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $83 to $178 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $89. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $138. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $49 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $106 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGN to LHR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CGN to LHR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CGN to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGN to LHR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cologne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LHR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CGN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $76 (46%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $91. Return trip prices are from the LHR to CGN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CGN to LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from CGN to LHR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 20.75% less expensive than LHR
  • Nonstop flights available

See CGN to STN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CGN to LHR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Austrian, Azul, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Koeln Bonn Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 332 miles or 534 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CGN to LHR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGN to LHR flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Cologne and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from CGN to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGN
Origination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

Return Airport

Destination code LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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