How to travel from Cologne to Brest

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Travel Information to Brest from Cologne

distanceDistance538 miles (868 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $100
fastestFastest modeBus • $100 (€95) • 18 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 538 miles (868 km) between Cologne and Brest. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Brest.

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International travel from Cologne, Germany to Brest, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brest if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Brest, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/24/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Cologne to Brest.

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

Is my journey back to Cologne from Brest restricted?

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

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

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 Brest closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Cologne and Brest 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Brest is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Brest:

A flight is generally $99 (€94) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $100 (€95) from Cologne to Brest.

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Brest costing on average $1 (€1).

The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Brest is by bus, which takes on average 18 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Brest by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 44 h 46 min   of travel time.

The Cologne to Brest distance is around 538 miles (868 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Brest is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Brest 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 when traveling from Cologne to Brest:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Cologne to Brest depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Brest, Gare routière.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Brest Bretagne Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Brest.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Brest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Brest for $100 (€95).
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Brest often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Rennes or Nantes. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brest and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $100 (€95) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.

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

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