How to get to Cologne from Bordeaux

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from Bordeaux to Cologne

How to get to Cologne from Bordeaux by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Bordeaux to Cologne is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Lufthansa Cityline
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
17:20Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
2 changes
Lufthansa Cityline
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
17:20Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
2 changes
Air Baltic
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
22:55Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
1 change
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Lufthansa Cityline
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
18:55Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
2 changes
Lufthansa Cityline
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
15:55Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
2 changes
Bordeaux Mérignac Airport (BOD)
21:30Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
2 changes

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Travel Information from Bordeaux to Cologne

distanceDistance545 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£32 - £291
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £32 • 15 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 4 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or TGV

Travel 545 miles by train, coach or flight to Cologne from Bordeaux. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bordeaux to Cologne.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Bordeaux to Cologne

Travel from Bordeaux to Cologne on TGV, Eurostar and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

TGV is a high-speed train company based in France with trains between Bordeaux and Cologne. It operates a fleet of modern, high-speed trains that can reach speeds of up to 320 km/h. The TGV offers a variety of train types, including the TGV Duplex, TGV Lyria, TGV InOui, and TGV OuiGo. Each train type offers different amenities, such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable seating. The TGV also offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Flexi, and Prem's. Onboard facilities include a bar, restaurant, and luggage storage. The most popular routes for TGV are Paris to Lyon, Paris to Marseille, and Paris to Lille.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel provider from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags.

      FAQs: Bordeaux to Cologne

      FAQs: Travel to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bordeaux to Cologne.

      There are 3 options to travel between Bordeaux and Cologne including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Bordeaux and Cologne is a coach with an average price of £32.

      This is compared to other travel options from Bordeaux to Cologne:

      A coach is £17 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £49 from Bordeaux to Cologne.

      A coach is £259 less than a train with an average ticket price of £291 from Bordeaux to Cologne.

      The fastest way to get to Cologne from Bordeaux is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 35 min.

      Other travel options to Cologne take longer:

      Getting to Cologne by coach takes 15 h 15 min on average.

      Train takes 9 h 16 min on average.

      The distance between Bordeaux and Cologne is around 545 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Cologne is:

      • 1 coach a day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bordeaux and Cologne as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bordeaux to Cologne:

      • Most travellers take a coach from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean to Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Most travellers board their plane from Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Cologne Bonn Airport.
      • Most travellers catch their train from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Bordeaux to Cologne:

      • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or BlaBlaCar can take you to Cologne by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Bordeaux to Cologne for £32.
      • TGV, Thalys, SNCF | TGV or TGV INOUI can take you to Cologne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for TGV INOUI from Bordeaux to Cologne for £291.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Cologne with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coach with.
      • Direct flight with.
      • Take a direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bordeaux and Cologne.

      Omio customers who travel from Bordeaux to Cologne often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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