How to travel from Duisburg to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Duisburg

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 4 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Duisburg to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Duisburg to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Duisburg to Cologne

Travel Tips: Travel to Cologne 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 Duisburg to Cologne.

There are 4 ways to get from Duisburg to Cologne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Duisburg to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A bus is generally $11 (€10) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€20) from Duisburg to Cologne.

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Duisburg is by train, which takes on average 34 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 18 min.

The distance is approximately 35 miles (56 km) from Duisburg to Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Duisburg to Cologne is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 46 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Duisburg to Cologne:

  • Buses mostly depart from Duisburg, Otto-Keller Strasse and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Duisburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Cologne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Duisburg to Cologne for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Cologne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Duisburg to Cologne for $22 (€20) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Duisburg to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $22 (€20) one way.

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

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