The cheapest times to fly from LHR to CGN are

  • August 27th to September 23rd
  • October 29th to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 LHR to CGN is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $235 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $74 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Cologne

Flying from London (LHR) to Cologne (CGN) will usually cost between $75 to $185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $82. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $134. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $99 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to CGN flight.

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

LHR to CGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to CGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $84. Return trip prices are from the CGN to LHR 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 LHR to CGN 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 LHR to CGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 14.14% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to LUX flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 34 miles (55 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 10.10% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to DUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 3.54% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHR to CGN? 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 Koeln Bonn Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between London and Cologne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from LHR to CGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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