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from Cologne to Bregenz

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Travel Information from Cologne to Bregenz

distanceDistance268 miles (432 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $150
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $40 (€33) • 6 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $150 (€125) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 268 miles (432 km) between Cologne and Bregenz. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bregenz.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Cologne, Germany and Bregenz, Austria allowed?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Bregenz, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bregenz from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 12/1/21. 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 Cologne to Bregenz.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Cologne, Germany from Bregenz, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Bregenz restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Bregenz closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Cologne to Bregenz?

There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Bregenz: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Bregenz?

The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Bregenz is by taking a train with an average price of $40 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Bregenz:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $40 (€33) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $111 (€92) less than taking a flight to Bregenz, which costs on average $150 (€125) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Bregenz?

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

There are alternative travel options to Bregenz 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 6 h 42 min   on average.

How far is Bregenz from Cologne?

You should expect to travel around 268 miles (432 km) between Cologne and Bregenz.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cologne to Bregenz?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bregenz is:

  • 4 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cologne to Bregenz?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and tend to arrive in Bregenz, Fritz-Mayer-Platz (Busbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Bregenz, Busbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Bregenz?

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

  • You can go to Bregenz from Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $40 (€33) with Flixbus from Cologne to Bregenz on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Bregenz by flight with Eurowings Europe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $150 (€125) with Eurowings Europe from Cologne to Bregenz.
  • You can take a train from Cologne to Bregenz with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $40 (€33) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bregenz.
Where should I go next after I travel from Cologne to Bregenz?
Your trip from Cologne to Bregenz doesn't have to end in Bregenz. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Zurich or Munich. If you’d like to add Vienna, Zurich or Munich to your Cologne to Bregenz tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bregenz today!
How early should I book tickets from Cologne to Bregenz online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $40 (€33) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $150 (€125) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $40 (€33) one way on average for this journey.

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

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