How to get from Cologne to Rostock by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Cologne to Rostock is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||308 miles (496 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$62 - $172|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $172 (€150) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain|
Travel 308 miles (496 km) by bus, flight or train from Cologne to Rostock. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Rostock.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $27 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Rostock 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.
You can get from Cologne to Rostock 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rostock is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $62 (€54) compared to other travel options to Rostock:
Taking a bus costs $110 (€96) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $172 (€150) for the same trip.
Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $64 (€56).
The Cologne to Rostock distance is around 308 miles (496 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Rostock is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rostock from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Rostock:
The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Rostock:
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