You can get from Cologne to Berlin by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£16 - £160|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £16 • 4 h 22 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £160 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 296 miles (478 km) by coach, flight or train from Cologne to Berlin. 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 £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Cologne to Berlin.
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You can travel between Cologne and Berlin 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Cologne to Berlin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Berlin:
A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Berlin by coach, which costs on average £18 for the same trip.
A train journey is usually £144 less than a journey to Berlin by plane, which costs on average £160 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Cologne to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Berlin from Cologne can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 22 min of travel time.
The distance between Cologne and Berlin is around 296 miles (478 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Berlin is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Berlin as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Berlin:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Berlin with the following travel companies:
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.
Before travelling from Cologne to Berlin, 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 Cologne to Berlin 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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