How to travel from Cologne to Plzeň

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Travel Information from Cologne to Plzeň

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $116
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€28) • 6 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $116 (€100) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

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

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from Cologne to Plzeň

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

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

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cologne to Plzeň

You can travel by travel to Plzeň from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Cologne and Plzeň. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Plzeň

      FAQs: Travel to Plzeň 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 Plzeň.

      There are 3 travel options between Cologne and Plzeň. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Plzeň from Cologne is by taking a train, which costs on average $32 (€28).

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

      A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $32 (€28) from Cologne to Plzeň.

      Taking a train costs $83 (€72) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $116 (€100) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Cologne to Plzeň is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Plzeň that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 7 h 45 min of travel time.

      Taking a train requires on average 6 h 57 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 294 miles (474 km) from Cologne to Plzeň.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Plzeň is:

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

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cologne to Plzeň 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 when traveling from Cologne to Plzeň:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Plzeň, Centrální Autobusové Nádraží.
      • Most travelers board their train from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Plzen hl. N.

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

      • You can travel to Plzeň from Cologne by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€28) with FlixBus from Cologne to Plzeň.
      • You can travel by train from Cologne to Plzeň with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Plzeň tickets for $36 (€31) on Omio.

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

      • Direct bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Plzeň often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Munich, Nuremberg, Paris or Vienna. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Plzeň and these popular destinations at a great price.

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