How to travel from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Travel Information to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$24 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€40) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 301 miles (486 km) to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

How to get from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Köln, Flughafen
11:15AMGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bahnhof
1 transfer
Köln, Flughafen
08:25AMGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bahnhof
1 transfer
Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
08:00PMMunich Airport (MUC)
0 transfers
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Köln, Flughafen
10:55PMGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bahnhof
1 transfer
Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
08:05AMMunich Airport (MUC)
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
09:40PMMunich Airport (MUC)
0 transfers

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Eurowings and Lufthansa. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

        FAQs: Travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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 Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

        You can get to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $24 (€21) compared to other travel options to Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

        A bus is $22 (€19) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $46 (€40) from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

        A bus is $18 (€16) less than a train with an average ticket price of $43 (€37) from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

        The fastest way to get to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

        Other travel options to Garmisch-Partenkirchen take longer:

        Getting to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by bus takes 11 h 50 min on average.

        Train takes on average 5 h 44 min.

        The distance from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is approximately 301 miles (486 km).

        The average frequency per day from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is:

        • 7 buses per day.
        • 10 trains per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

        • Buses from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen most often leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bahnhof.
        • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Cologne Hbf and arrive in Garmisch-Partenkirchen at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

        The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

        • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen tickets on Omio for $24 (€21).
        • Travel with Eurowings or Lufthansa for flights to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen tickets on Omio for $58 (€50).
        • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen tickets on Omio for $43 (€37).

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

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct flight with.
        • Take a direct train with.

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

        Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen don't make Garmisch-Partenkirchen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Garmisch-Partenkirchen are Munich, Innsbruck, Berlin, Mittenwald or Munich Airport, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to any of these top destinations today!
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