Berlin to Cologne

Berlin to Cologne

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Berlin to Cologne Schedule

Berlin to Cologne Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Transferz Business 3pax Any time€ 1,348.65
FlixBus Economy 02:55 - 12:40€ 23.99
CD Unreserved 2nd Class Seat 05:28 - 10:09€ 214.05
Eurowings Economy #EW1307:55 - 09:05€ 188.70
CD 2nd Class Seat 09:08 - 14:21€ 217.92
CD Unreserved 2nd Class Seat 10:57 - 15:15€ 214.05
CD 2nd Class Seat 13:46 - 18:09€ 193.74
Eurowings Economy #EW807014:30 - 15:35€ 92.82
Eurowings Economy #EW516:45 - 17:55€ 257.55
Eurowings Economy #EW807018:05 - 19:15€ 308.55
Eurowings Economy #EW2120:40 - 21:45€ 205.02
FlixBus Economy 22:10 - 08:35€ 23.99

Transportation from Berlin to Cologne

Facts about the transport from Berlin to Cologne

Cheapest Transport$25
Fastest Transport1h 5m
Earliest Departure12:22 AM
Latest Departure10:35 PM
Departures per day86
Distance584 kilometers
Transport CompaniesCD, Daytrip, Eurowings, FlixBus, Flixtrain

How to get from Berlin to Cologne

Travelling between Berlin and Cologne is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 1,353.89 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 24.38.

How long does it take to get from Berlin to Cologne?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 11 hours to travel between Berlin and Cologne depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Berlin and Cologne. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 10h 25m to reach Cologne.

How much does it cost to get from Berlin to Cologne?

Travelling between Berlin and Cologne can be as cheap as USD 24.38 if you opt for a Flixtrain train and as expensive as USD 1,353.89 if you buy a Daytrip taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Berlin and Cologne ?

  • 63 from Berlin to Cologne starting from 00:22 Berlin Main until 16:34 Berlin Main
  • 5 from Berlin to Cologne starting from 06:35 Berlin Brandenburg Airport until 20:20 Berlin Brandenburg Airport
  • 18 from Berlin to Cologne starting from 00:00 Berlin Brandenburg Airport until 00:00 Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Berlin to Cologne.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Berlin to Cologne, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 144.93.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Berlin and Cologne



Travelling from Berlin to Cologne overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Berlin and Cologne



Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Berlin and Cologne



Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Berlin to Cologne?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train