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from Cologne to Berlin

You can get from Cologne to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Berlin on 24 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport18h10 05:40Berlin
1 changes
£351One-way
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12:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport20h05 08:20Berlin
1 changes
£341One-way
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11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport18h30 06:00Berlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)
1 changes
£351One-way
19:50Cologne/Bonn Airport1h10 21:00Berlin Brandenburg Airport
0 changes
£2261One-way
07:10Cologne/Bonn Airport1h10 08:20Berlin Brandenburg Airport
0 changes
£2261One-way

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Wed
23 Jun
£69Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£226Eurowings
Thu
24 Jun
£27FlixTrain
£27Flixbus
£226Eurowings
Fri
25 Jun
£40Deutsche Bahn
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
26 Jun
£27FlixTrain
£23Flixbus
£831Lufthansa
Sun
27 Jun
£27FlixTrain
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Eurowings
Mon
28 Jun
£27FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
£181Eurowings
Tue
29 Jun
£27Deutsche Bahn
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
30 Jun
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£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£163Eurowings
Thu
1 Jul
£36Deutsche Bahn
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
2 Jul
£27Deutsche Bahn
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
3 Jul
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£640Lufthansa
Sun
4 Jul
£27FlixTrain
£23Flixbus
£127Eurowings
Mon
5 Jul
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£145Eurowings
Tue
6 Jul
£27Deutsche Bahn
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£181Eurowings
Wed
7 Jul
£18FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
£127Eurowings
Thu
8 Jul
£18FlixTrain
£14Flixbus
£82Eurowings
Fri
9 Jul
£27FlixTrain
£23Flixbus
£82Eurowings
Sat
10 Jul
£18FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
£589Lufthansa
Sun
11 Jul
£27FlixTrain
£23Flixbus
£127Eurowings
Mon
12 Jul
£16Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£91Tuifly
Tue
13 Jul
£9FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
£36Eurowings
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Travel from Cologne to Berlin
Travel to Berlin 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 Cologne to Berlin.
FAQs
What are my Cologne to Berlin travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Berlin: coach, flight or train.

How far is Berlin from Cologne?

The distance between Cologne and Berlin is around 296 miles (478 km).

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in Berlin?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Berlin, ZOB.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Who can get me from Cologne to Berlin?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Cologne to Berlin tickets on Omio for £109.
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Berlin by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Berlin for £26.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Berlin by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Berlin tickets on Omio for £22.
Can I travel directly to Berlin from Cologne?

Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Berlin with Eurowings.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Berlin with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find a direct train to Berlin with FlixTrain.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Berlin tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Cologne to Berlin?
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Berlin often also extend their holiday to go to Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Berlin and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Cologne to Berlin ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Berlin from Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £109 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £26 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £22 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Cologne and Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Berlin from Cologne?

The cheapest way from Cologne to Berlin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A train journey is usually £88 less than a journey to Berlin by plane, which costs on average £109 for the same trip.

A train is £5 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Cologne to Berlin costing on average £26.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Berlin?

The fastest way from Cologne to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between Cologne and Berlin can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 6 min  of travel time.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Berlin
Köln Hbf
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