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from Cologne to Strasbourg

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Mon
25 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£20Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£60Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
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£18Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
2 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
3 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£15Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
10 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£29Deutsche Bahn
£15Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information to Strasbourg from Cologne

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 3 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 166 miles (267 km) by coach or train between Cologne and Strasbourg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Strasbourg.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Cologne, Germany to Strasbourg, France?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Strasbourg, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Strasbourg if travelling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Strasbourg, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Cologne and Strasbourg.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Strasbourg, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Strasbourg restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Strasbourg?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Strasbourg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel to Strasbourg from Cologne?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Cologne and Strasbourg. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Strasbourg from Cologne?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Strasbourg, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Strasbourg:

A coach journey is usually £32 less than a journey to Strasbourg by train, which costs on average £47 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Strasbourg from Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Strasbourg from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 54 min.

There are alternative travel options to Strasbourg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Strasbourg by coach can take on average 5 h 40 min.

How many miles are between Cologne and Strasbourg

The Cologne to Strasbourg distance is approximately 166 miles (267 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cologne to Strasbourg?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Strasbourg is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Strasbourg from Cologne as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and in Strasbourg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Strasbourg:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Strasbourg.
Which travel operators can get me from Cologne to Strasbourg?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Strasbourg by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Strasbourg for £15.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Strasbourg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Strasbourg for £47.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Strasbourg from Cologne?
Your journey from Cologne to Strasbourg doesn't have to end in Strasbourg. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Stuttgart. If you’d like to add Paris, Lyon or Stuttgart to your Cologne to Strasbourg trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Strasbourg today!
How early should I book Cologne to Strasbourg tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cologne to Strasbourg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £15 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £47 one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Strasbourg 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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