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Travel Information to Plzeň from Cologne

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $227
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $44 (€35) • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $227 (€180) • 7 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 294 miles (474 km) from Cologne to Plzeň. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Plzeň.

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What are the international travel restrictions for Czechia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Cologne to Plzeň?

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Plzeň, Czechia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Plzeň from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Plzeň, Czechia from Cologne?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Plzeň, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 7/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Plzeň from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Cologne, Germany from Plzeň, Czechia?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Plzeň restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 8/3/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Plzeň closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Plzeň from Cologne?

There are 3 ways to travel from Cologne to Plzeň including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the distance between Cologne and Plzeň?

Plzeň is approximately 294 miles (474 km) away from Cologne.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and in Plzeň?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Plzeň:

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Plzeň at Plzeň, Železniční.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Plzen hl. N.
Who can get me from Cologne to Plzeň?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Plzeň:

  • You can travel by plane to Plzeň from Cologne with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Cologne to Plzeň tickets for $227 (€180) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Cologne and Plzeň by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $44 (€35) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Cologne to Plzeň.
  • You can travel by train to Plzeň from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Plzeň tickets for $50 (€40) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cologne to Plzeň?
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Plzeň? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Plzeň usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Munich or Nuremberg. If you're looking to explore Prague, Munich or Nuremberg from Plzeň, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Cologne to Plzeň online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Cologne to Plzeň, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $227 (€180) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $44 (€35) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $50 (€40) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Plzeň tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Plzeň?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Plzeň is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $44 (€35) compared to other travel options to Plzeň:

A bus is generally $183 (€145) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $227 (€180) from Cologne to Plzeň.

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $50 (€40) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Plzeň?

The fastest way from Cologne to Plzeň is by flight with an average journey time of 7 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Plzeň that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Plzeň by bus can take on average 7 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 15 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Plzeň
Köln Hbf
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