How to travel from Emden to Cologne

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from Emden to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Emden to Cologne on Aug 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:34PMEmden Hbf3h41 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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08:52PMEmden Hbf4h01 12:53AMCologne Hbf
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05:52PMEmden Hbf3h57 09:49PMCologne Hbf
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04:52PMEmden Hbf3h58 08:50PMCologne Hbf
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06:52PMEmden Hbf3h58 10:50PMCologne Hbf
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Travel Information to Cologne from Emden

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€38) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€40) • 3 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 168 miles (271 km) from Emden to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Emden to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Emden to Cologne

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 Emden to Cologne.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Emden and Cologne. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Emden to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€38) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Emden to Cologne costing on average $43 (€40).

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Emden is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 39 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 5 min.

The Emden to Cologne distance is around 168 miles (271 km).

The average frequency per day from Emden to Cologne is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Emden to 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 from Emden to Cologne:

  • Buses mostly depart from Emden and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly depart from Emden Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Emden to Cologne tickets on Omio for $41 (€38).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Cologne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Emden to Cologne for $43 (€40).
Looking to extend your trip from Emden to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Emden to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Emden to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $41 (€38) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $43 (€40) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Emden to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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