How to travel from Cologne to Schönefeld

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from Cologne to Schönefeld

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

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

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Travel Information between Cologne and Schönefeld

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$34 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 10 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 5 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 298 miles (480 km) from Cologne to Schönefeld. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Schönefeld.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel from Cologne to Schönefeld on easyJet and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 Schönefeld travel.

    EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Schönefeld

      FAQs: Travel to Schönefeld 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 Schönefeld.

      There are 2 options to travel from Cologne to Schönefeld including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Schönefeld from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30).

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

      Taking a bus costs $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Schönefeld is by train, which takes on average 5 h 18 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 10 h 15 min on average.

      Schönefeld is approximately 298 miles (480 km) away from Cologne.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Schönefeld is:

      • 9 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Cologne to Schönefeld depart from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) to Schönefeld, Berlin Flughafen (Terminal 1).
      • Most travelers catch their train from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Schönefeld, Fernbus BER Terminal 1-2.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Schönefeld:

      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for trains to Schönefeld. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Cologne to Schönefeld tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Schönefeld with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 1 direct train per day to Schönefeld with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

      Direct services to Schönefeld 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 trip.

      Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Schönefeld don't make Schönefeld their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Schönefeld are Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Potsdam or Prague, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Schönefeld to any of these top destinations today!
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