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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
1 hours 9 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Munich|
|Flights arrive in:||Cologne|
|Airlines:||Eurowings, Germanwings, Lufthansa, eagle atlantic airlines|
The Munich to Cologne route is heavily serviced, with numerous direct flights that take just over an hour. There are usually 9 flights on Saturday and Sunday, and up to 16 each day during the week. Most flights depart in the afternoon or evening, with just 2 or 3 flights in the morning. All flights travel between Munich Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport, both of which have extensive public transport links to the respective city centers.
Germanwings, Lufthansa and Lufthansa CityLine offer flights on the Munich to Cologne route. Germanwings is a low-cost airline based in Cologne and CityLine is based in Munich, they are, respectively, owned by and a subsidiary of Lufthansa.
All flights are direct on the route between Munich in the southeast of Germany and Cologne in the northwest. The flight takes a little over an hour to cover the distance of 283-miles between the two cities.
There are generally around 15-16 direct flights per weekday and 9 at the weekend. During the week, the first flight of the day is at approximately 6:00 a.m. and the last is at around 9:40 p.m. There are usually two or three flights in the morning and then at least one flight per hour from midday until the last flight of the day. Over the weekend, the earliest flights depart from around 7:30 a.m.
Departure airport: Flights to Cologne depart from Munich Airport (MUC). The airport is located around 18 miles from the center of Munich. The S-Bahn train takes around 35 minutes to reach the airport on the S1 and S8 lines. Trains depart every ten minutes. The Lufthansa Express bus takes around 45 minutes from Munich Central Station, running every 15 minutes.
Arrival airport: All flights arrive at Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), which is approximately 8 miles from Cologne city center. Passengers can take the Intercity-Express (ICE) from the station right in the center of the airport. Trains depart every ten minutes and take ten minutes to reach the Cologne main train station. There are also buses to both Cologne (no. 161) and Bonn (SB 60) from the airport.