How to travel from Cologne to Kehl

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from Cologne to Kehl

How to get from Cologne to Kehl by train, bus or flight.

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

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Travel Information from Cologne to Kehl

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$24 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€25) • 3 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 167 miles (269 km) by train or bus to Kehl from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Kehl.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cologne to Kehl

Travel to Kehl from Cologne on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Cologne to Kehl. 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Kehl

      FAQs: Travel to Kehl 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 Kehl.

      There are 2 options to travel to Kehl from Cologne including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Kehl from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€21).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Cologne to Kehl:

      A bus is $4 (€4) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Cologne to Kehl costing on average $28 (€25).

      The fastest way from Cologne to Kehl is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 28 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Kehl that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 45 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km) from Cologne to Kehl.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Kehl is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • Around 8 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Kehl:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Kehl, Busbahnhof Straßburger Straße.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Kehl station.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Kehl:

      • BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or National Express can get you to Kehl by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Cologne to Kehl for $24 (€21) on Omio.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Kehl. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Kehl tickets on Omio for $85 (€74).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Kehl with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 8 direct trains a day to Kehl with Deutsche Bahn.

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

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

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