How to travel from Cologne to Bregenz

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Travel Information from Cologne to Bregenz

distanceDistance268 miles (432 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $190
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $49 (€46) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $190 (€180) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $49 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bregenz.

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Travel between Cologne, Germany and Bregenz, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 9/12/22. 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 Cologne to Bregenz.

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

Is my journey back to Cologne from Bregenz restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/24/22. 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.

There are 4 travel options from Cologne to Bregenz: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Bregenz is by taking a bus with an average price of $49 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Bregenz:

Taking a bus is about $141 (€134) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $190 (€180) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $13 (€12) less than taking a train to Bregenz, which costs on average $61 (€58) for the same trip.

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 10 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 3 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bregenz is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 9 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Bregenz 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 Cologne to Bregenz:

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

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bregenz by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cologne to Bregenz tickets on Omio for $49 (€46).
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Bregenz. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Cologne to Bregenz tickets on Omio for $190 (€180).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bregenz by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bregenz for $61 (€58).
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!

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 $49 (€46) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $190 (€180) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $61 (€58) 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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