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from Duisburg to Cologne

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Travel Information between Duisburg and Cologne

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 35 miles (56 km) from Duisburg to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Duisburg to Cologne.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Duisburg to Cologne?

There are 2 ways to travel from Duisburg to Cologne including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Duisburg to Cologne?

The cheapest way to travel from Duisburg to Cologne is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $11 (€9) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $20 (€17) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Duisburg to Cologne?

The fastest way from Duisburg to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 33 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 35 min.

How many miles from Duisburg to Cologne would I travel?

Cologne is approximately 35 miles (56 km) away from Duisburg.

How many services a day are there to Cologne from Duisburg?

The average frequency per day from Duisburg to Cologne is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Duisburg? Where do I arrive in Cologne?

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

  • Buses from Duisburg to Cologne most often leave from Duisburg, ZOB/Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains from Duisburg to Cologne most often leave from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Duisburg to Cologne?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Cologne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Duisburg to Cologne tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Duisburg to Cologne tickets on Omio for $20 (€17).

Is there a way to travel directly from Duisburg to Cologne?

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

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Cologne 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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Duisburg to Cologne ends?

Your trip from Duisburg to Cologne doesn't have to end in Cologne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Duisburg to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!

How early should I purchase Duisburg to Cologne tickets online to score the best deals?

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 cost on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $20 (€17) 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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