How to get to Cologne from Madrid

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from Madrid to Cologne

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

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

FlixBus
14:4024h45
Madrid
15:25Cologne
£1131One-way
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Cheapest
FlixBus
14:4024h45
Madrid
15:25Cologne
£1131One-way
0 changes
Fastest
FlixBus
14:4524h40
Madrid
15:25Cologne
£1351One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
14:0528h05
Madrid
18:10Cologne
£1241One-way
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FlixBus
13:4528h25
Madrid
18:10Cologne
£1371One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
17:2041h15
Madrid
10:35Cologne
£2251One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information to Cologne from Madrid

distanceDistance886 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£51 - £186
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £51 • 24 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £186 • 5 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Lufthansa

Travel 886 miles by coach or flight between Madrid and Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Lufthansa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Cologne.

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You can travel by travel between Madrid and Cologne with Ryanair, BlaBlaCar Bus and Lufthansa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Madrid 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 Madrid to Cologne.
      FAQs

      You can get to Cologne from Madrid 2 different ways: coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Madrid is by taking a coach, which costs on average £51.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Cologne:

      Taking a coach costs £135 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £186.

      The fastest way to get to Cologne from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h.

      Other travel options to Cologne take longer:

      Coach takes 24 h 45 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 886 miles from Madrid to Cologne.

      The average frequency per day from Madrid to Cologne is:

      • 1 coach a day.

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

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

      • Coaches mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and tend to arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Flights from Madrid to Cologne most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Cologne Bonn Airport.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Cologne:

      • You can travel by coach to Cologne from Madrid with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Alsa, and you can find FlixBus Madrid to Cologne tickets for £51 on Omio.
      • You can take a flight from Madrid to Cologne with Lufthansa, Ryanair, Iberia, Vueling Airlines, SWISS, Air Nostrum or KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for £252 with Lufthansa from Madrid to Cologne.

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

      • Direct services by coach with.
      • Take a direct flight 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 Madrid and Cologne.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Cologne often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!

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