You can get from Cologne to Munich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Munich on Feb 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||282 miles (455 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $32|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $5 (€4) • 1 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $5 (€4) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 282 miles (455 km) to Munich from Cologne. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Munich.
There are 4 ways to travel to Munich from Cologne including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Munich from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $5 (€4).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:
A flight is $27 (€24) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Munich costing on average $32 (€28).
Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Munich, which costs on average $5 (€4) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 9 h 10 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 4 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 282 miles (455 km) between Cologne and Munich.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Munich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Munich from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Munich:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Munich with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Munich 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 journey.
Before traveling from Cologne to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Munich 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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