How to get to Cologne from Kraków

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from Kraków to Cologne

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

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

Sindbad
16:1519h45
Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
12:00Cologne
£651One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Sindbad
16:1519h45
Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
12:00Cologne
£651One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Austrian Airlines
07:153h10
John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
10:25Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
£5011One-way
1 change
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:5913h16
Kraków Główny
23:15Cologne Hbf
£891One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
11:1018h43
Kraków Główny
05:53Cologne Hbf
£791One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:5211h49
Kraków Główny
21:41Cologne Hbf
£1081One-way
2 changes
Infobus
16:1519h10
Kraków
11:25Cologne
£721One-way
0 changes
Infobus
16:1519h45
Kraków
12:00Cologne
£721One-way
0 changes
Infobus
16:1520h55
Kraków
13:10Cologne
£721One-way
0 changes
Lufthansa
06:004h48
John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
10:48Cologne Messe/Deutz
£2341One-way
1 change
Lufthansa
06:004h42
John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
10:42Cologne Messe/Deutz
£2371One-way
2 changes
Lufthansa
06:004h15
John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
10:15Cologne Messe/Deutz
£2441One-way
1 change

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Travel Information from Kraków to Cologne

distanceDistance572 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, train or flight
priceTicket price range£36 - £79
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £36 • 11 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £79 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, train or flight to travel 572 miles between Kraków and Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Kraków to Cologne.

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Find the best route between Kraków and Cologne with Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Kraków and Cologne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Kraków and Cologne and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Kraków 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 Kraków to Cologne.
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        You can get from Kraków to Cologne 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Cologne is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £36 compared to other travel options to Cologne:

        A train is £13 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £48 from Kraków to Cologne.

        A train is £43 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Kraków to Cologne costing on average £79.

        The quickest way to travel from Kraków to Cologne is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Getting to Cologne by coach takes 18 h 5 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 11 h 41 min of travel time.

        The distance between Kraków and Cologne is around 572 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Kraków to Cologne is:

        • 1 coach per day.

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

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

        • Most travellers catch their coach from Krakow, Czyżyny Bus Station and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
        • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Kraków to Cologne depart from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice to Cologne Bonn Airport.
        • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Kraków to Cologne depart from Kraków Główny to Cologne Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Kraków to Cologne:

        • FlixBus, Infobus, Sindbad, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or BlaBlaCar can get you to Cologne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Sindbad from Kraków to Cologne for £48 on Omio.
        • Lufthansa, KLM Cityhopper, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, SWISS, Air Dolomiti, LAER, Norwegian Air or Lufthansa Cityline (2) can take you to Cologne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline (2) from Kraków to Cologne for £114.
        • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Cologne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Kraków to Cologne for £36 on Omio.

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

        • Direct services by coach with FlixBus or Sindbad.
        • Take a direct flight with.
        • Direct services by 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 from Kraków to Cologne.

        Omio customers who travel from Kraków 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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