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from Dresden to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Cologne on Dec 6 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h03 09:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$651One-way
Cheapest
10:06PMDresden Hauptbahnhof10h08 08:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz
3 changes
$421One-way
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02:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof5h54 08:05PMCologne Hbf
1 changes
$721One-way
03:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof7h02 10:13PMCologne Hbf
1 changes
$551One-way
06:11PMDresden Hauptbahnhof6h22 12:33AMCologne Messe/Deutz
1 changes
$651One-way

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Mon
Dec 6
$42Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Dec 7
$24FlixTrain
$28Flixbus
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Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
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Thu
Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Fri
Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 11
$26FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
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Sun
Dec 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
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Tue
Dec 14
$24FlixTrain
$28Flixbus
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Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$78Eurowings
Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$82Eurowings
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
$78Eurowings
Sat
Dec 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
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Sun
Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
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Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
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Tue
Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
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Wed
Dec 22
$21Deutsche Bahn
$72Flixbus
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Thu
Dec 23
$57Deutsche Bahn
$84Flixbus
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Fri
Dec 24
$21Deutsche Bahn
$71Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 25
$21Deutsche Bahn
$71Flixbus
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Travel Information between Dresden and Cologne

distanceDistance295 miles (475 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $296
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 6 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $296 (€238) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 295 miles (475 km) between Dresden and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dresden to Cologne.