How to travel from Biel/Bienne to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Biel/Bienne

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$62 - $293
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $62 (€57) • 11 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $293 (€270) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 262 miles (423 km) to Cologne from Biel/Bienne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $62 (€57). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Biel/Bienne to Cologne.

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Travel between Biel/Bienne, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Cologne from Biel/Bienne?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cologne, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Biel/Bienne to Cologne.

Return travel to Biel/Bienne, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Biel/Bienne, Switzerland was last verified on 8/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Biel/Bienne from Cologne.

You can travel from Biel/Bienne to Cologne 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Biel/Bienne to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $62 (€57) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is about $231 (€213) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $293 (€270) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $37 (€35) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $100 (€92) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Biel/Bienne to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 20 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

The distance from Biel/Bienne to Cologne is approximately 262 miles (423 km).

The average frequency per day from Biel/Bienne to Cologne is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Biel/Bienne and Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Biel/Bienne to Cologne:

  • Buses mostly leave from Bienne / Biel and tend to arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains from Biel/Bienne to Cologne most often leave from Biel/Bienne and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Biel/Bienne to Cologne with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Biel/Bienne to Cologne tickets for $62 (€57) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Biel/Bienne and Cologne by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $293 (€270) with Eurowings from Biel/Bienne to Cologne.
  • You can travel by train to Cologne from Biel/Bienne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Biel/Bienne to Cologne tickets for $100 (€92) on Omio.
Your trip from Biel/Bienne to Cologne doesn't have to end in Cologne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Biel/Bienne to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!

When planning your trip from Biel/Bienne to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $62 (€57) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $293 (€270) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $100 (€92) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Biel/Bienne to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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