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Overview: Train from Cologne to Plzeň

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Plzeň cover the 294 miles (474 km) long route taking on average 8 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $54 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $54 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Plzen hl. N.

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Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Plzeň, Czechia allowed?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Plzeň, Czechia by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Czechia from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Plzeň, Czechia?

When traveling in Czechia, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Plzeň from Cologne before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Germany from Plzeň, Czechia?

Return travel from Czechia to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Plzeň?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Plzeň?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 1/17/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Plzeň.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Cologne to Plzeň?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cologne and Plzeň for the next 7 days starting from $54 (€45)  one way.

How much is the train to Plzeň from Cologne on average?

The train price between Cologne and Plzeň is on average $54 (€45)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Cologne to Plzeň by train?

The distance from Cologne to Plzeň by train is approximately 294 miles (474 km).

How long is a train between Cologne and Plzeň on average?

On average the Cologne to Plzeň train travel time is 8 h 59 min  for the 294 miles (474 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Cologne to Plzeň depart from? Which Plzeň train station do I come into from Cologne?

When taking the train between Cologne and Plzeň, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your journey can end in train stations such as Plzen hl. N. Plzeň-Jižní předměstí and Plzen zast.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Plzen hl. N.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Plzeň?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Plzen hl. N. And need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (904 m) from the train station to the city center in Plzeň.

How many trains are there to Plzeň from Cologne a day?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Cologne to Plzeň. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Plzeň to get the best deals?

If you book the Cologne to Plzeň train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $54 (€45). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Plzeň from Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Plzeň.
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U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB