How to travel from Cologne to Warsaw

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from Cologne to Warsaw

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

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To get from Cologne to Warsaw on Aug 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:48AMCologne Hbf10h44 09:32PMWarszawa Centralna
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04:45PMCologne19h15 12:00PMWarsaw
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10:48AMCologne Hbf10h55 09:43PMWarszawa Wschodnia
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11:15PMCologne Hbf12h31 11:46AMWarszawa Centralna
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07:13AMCologne Hbf14h19 09:32PMWarszawa Centralna
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1201One-way

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Travel Information between Cologne and Warsaw

distanceDistance608 miles (980 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $60 (€56) • 14 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€210) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 608 miles (980 km) between Cologne and Warsaw. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€56). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Warsaw.

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FAQs

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Warsaw, Poland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Warsaw from Cologne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Warsaw, Poland from Cologne?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Warsaw, Poland?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Warsaw from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Poland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Poland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Poland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 8/7/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Warsaw.

There are 4 ways to travel between Cologne and Warsaw including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Warsaw from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $60 (€56).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Warsaw:

A bus is $166 (€154) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Warsaw costing on average $226 (€210).

A bus is $89 (€83) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Warsaw costing on average $149 (€139).

The fastest way from Cologne to Warsaw is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 44 min.

You should expect to travel around 608 miles (980 km) between Cologne and Warsaw.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Warsaw is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Bus station Warsaw-Wschodnia, Kyivska street; house 20.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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

  • You can take a bus from Cologne to Warsaw with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€56) with Flixbus from Cologne to Warsaw.
  • You can go to Warsaw from Cologne by plane with ryanair sun. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $226 (€210) with ryanair sun from Cologne to Warsaw on Omio.
  • You can travel between Cologne and Warsaw by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $149 (€139) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Cologne to Warsaw.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Infobus or Sindbad.
  • You can book a direct flight with.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services to Warsaw 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 route.

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $60 (€56) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $226 (€210) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $149 (€139) one way on average.

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

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