How to travel from Bregenz to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Bregenz

distanceDistance268 miles (432 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $337
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $54 (€47) • 7 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $337 (€295) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | ICE

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 268 miles (432 km) from Bregenz to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bregenz to Cologne.

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Travel from Bregenz, Austria to Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Cologne from Bregenz restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from Bregenz?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Cologne from Bregenz closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Bregenz, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Bregenz, Austria from Cologne, Germany?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bregenz from Cologne?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bregenz, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bregenz from Cologne here.

There are 4 ways to get from Bregenz to Cologne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Bregenz is by taking a train, which costs on average $54 (€47).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

A train is generally $21 (€18) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $74 (€65) from Bregenz to Cologne.

Taking a train is usually $284 (€248) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $337 (€295) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Bregenz to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 2 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 268 miles (432 km) from Bregenz to Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Bregenz to Cologne is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bregenz to Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bregenz to Cologne:

  • Buses most often depart from Bregenz at Bregenz, Fritz-Mayer-Platz (Busbahnhof) and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Bregenz, Busbahnhof and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Cologne from Bregenz by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $74 (€65) with Flixbus from Bregenz to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can travel between Bregenz and Cologne by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $337 (€295) with Eurowings from Bregenz to Cologne.
  • You can take a train from Bregenz to Cologne with ÖBB | ICE. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€47) with ÖBB | ICE from Bregenz to Cologne.
Your trip from Bregenz 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 Bregenz 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 Bregenz to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $74 (€65) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $337 (€295) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $54 (€47) one way on average.

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

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