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from Chemnitz to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Chemnitz to Cologne on Sep 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:30PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport4h00 05:30PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$3171One-way
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01:30PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport4h00 05:30PMCologne/Bonn Airport
1 changes
$3171One-way
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01:30PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport6h10 07:40PMCologne/Bonn Airport
1 changes
$4081One-way
07:20PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport26h45 10:05PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$10041One-way

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Sat
Sep 25
$58Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Sep 26
$74Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$282Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$136Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$171Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
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$32Flixbus
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Fri
Oct 1
$38Deutsche Bahn
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$172Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Chemnitz and Cologne

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $147
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $147 (€118) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 259 miles (418 km) by flight, bus or train between Chemnitz and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Chemnitz to Cologne.

Travel Tips

Travel from Chemnitz to Cologne
Travel to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chemnitz to Cologne.
FAQs
How do I travel from Chemnitz to Cologne?

There are 3 ways to get from Chemnitz to Cologne: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Chemnitz to Cologne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Chemnitz to Cologne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€24) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a train is usually $117 (€94) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $147 (€118) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $14 (€11) less than taking a bus to Cologne, which costs on average $43 (€35) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Chemnitz to Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Chemnitz is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Cologne by train can take on average 7 h 35 min.

How many miles from Chemnitz to Cologne would I travel?

The Chemnitz to Cologne distance is around 259 miles (418 km).

How many services a day are there to Cologne from Chemnitz?

The average frequency per day from Chemnitz to Cologne is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Cologne from Chemnitz, where do I depart from Chemnitz and where do I arrive in Cologne?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Chemnitz at Chemnitz, ZOB and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains from Chemnitz to Cologne most often leave from Chemnitz Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Chemnitz to Cologne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chemnitz to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Cologne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Chemnitz to Cologne for $147 (€118) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Chemnitz to Cologne tickets on Omio for $43 (€35).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Chemnitz to Cologne tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
Is it possible to travel directly from Chemnitz to Cologne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Chemnitz to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Chemnitz to Cologne.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Chemnitz to Cologne?
Looking to extend your trip from Chemnitz to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Chemnitz to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Chemnitz to Cologne tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Chemnitz to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $147 (€118) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $43 (€35) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $30 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Chemnitz to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chemnitz
Cologne
Chemnitz
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Chemnitz Omnibusbahnhof
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Chemnitz, Busbhanhof Hst. 2
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