You can get from Berlin to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Berlin to Cologne on 29 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£9 - £42|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £9 • 4 h 7 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £42 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings, Flixbus or FlixTrain|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) from Berlin to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Berlin to Cologne.
There are 3 travel options from Berlin to Cologne: flight, coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Cologne. Tickets for a train cost on average £9.
This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A train is about £33 less than a flight, which costs on average £42 for this journey.
A train journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Cologne by coach, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Berlin to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Cologne from Berlin can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Cologne by coach can take on average 8 h 55 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 7 min on average.
The Berlin to Cologne distance is approximately 296 miles (478 km).
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Berlin as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Cologne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Cologne with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Cologne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Berlin to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Berlin to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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