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from Cologne to Plzeň

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

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Sat
May 21
$50Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$902Lufthansa
Sun
May 22
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38Flixbus
$56Eurowings
Mon
May 23
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$291Eurowings
Tue
May 24
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$637Lufthansa
Wed
May 25
$21Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$875Lufthansa
Thu
May 26
$21Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42Flixbus
$395Eurowings
Fri
May 27
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$86STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$48Eurowings

Travel Information between Cologne and Plzeň

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $117
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 7 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $39 (€35) • 7 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 294 miles (474 km) from Cologne to Plzeň. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Plzeň.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Plzeň, Czechia from Cologne, Germany?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Plzeň, Czechia is: Fully open.

Can I enter Czechia if coming from Germany?

Entry into Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Plzeň if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Plzeň, Czechia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Czechia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/15/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Plzeň from Cologne.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Plzeň, Czechia?

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Czechia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Plzeň, Czechia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Plzeň?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Plzeň here.

How do I travel from Cologne to Plzeň?

You can travel between Cologne and Plzeň 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Plzeň?

The cheapest way to go to Plzeň from Cologne is by taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Plzeň:

A train is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Plzeň costing on average $39 (€35).

A train is generally $86 (€77) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $117 (€105) from Cologne to Plzeň.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Plzeň?

The fastest way to get to Plzeň from Cologne is by bus with an average travel time of 7 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Plzeň can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 17 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 53 min   of travel time.

How far is Plzeň from Cologne?

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

How many services a day are there from Cologne to Plzeň?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Plzeň is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to Plzeň, NC Borská Pole.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Plzen hl. N.

Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Plzeň?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Plzeň, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Plzeň. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cologne to Plzeň tickets on Omio for $39 (€35).
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Plzeň. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Cologne to Plzeň tickets on Omio for $117 (€105).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Plzeň by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Plzeň for $31 (€28).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Cologne to Plzeň?

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

How early should I buy Cologne to Plzeň tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Plzeň, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $39 (€35) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $117 (€105) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $31 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Plzeň online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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