How to travel from Berlin to Cologne

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from Berlin to Cologne

You can get from Berlin to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Cologne on Sep 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30AMBerlin Hbf4h39 09:09AMCologne Hbf
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1321One-way
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06:34AMBerlin Hbf6h05 12:39PMCologne Hbf
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1201One-way
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05:33AMBerlin Hbf4h07 09:40AMCologne Hbf
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1441One-way
05:06AMBerlin4h34 09:40AMCologne
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1471One-way
06:46AMBerlin Hbf4h23 11:09AMCologne Hbf
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1631One-way

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How to get from Berlin to Cologne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Cologne, 75,50% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Berlin to Cologne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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The distance is approximately 296 miles (478 km) from Berlin to Cologne.

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