Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

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41 trains from $23
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73 trains from $23
Fri, Jul 26
76 trains from $23
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$496Lufthansa
Tue
Jul 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$453Lufthansa
Wed
Jul 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$324Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$400tarom
Fri
Jul 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$303Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$306Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 28
$18Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$306Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$382Lufthansa
Tue
Jul 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$369Lufthansa
Wed
Jul 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$306Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$338Lufthansa
Fri
Aug 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$301Lufthansa
Sat
Aug 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$245Lufthansa
Sun
Aug 4
$18Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$303Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$282Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$282Lufthansa
Wed
Aug 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$282Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$283Lufthansa
Fri
Aug 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$245Lufthansa
Sat
Aug 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$281Austrian Airlines
Sun
Aug 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$301Lufthansa

Travel from Frankfurt to Cologne: Journey Details

There are no practical or economical methods of flying between the cities of Frankfurt am Main and Cologne; however, the journey can be made by either bus and train. Making the journey by train is slightly quicker than by bus for travelers in Germany, but both have direct routes leaving and arriving in the city centers of Frankfurt and Cologne.

Return trips from Cologne to Frankfurt are also available.

Buses from Frankfurt to Cologne

There are 11 daily direct buses from Frankfurt to Cologne are operated by Postbus, Eurolines, Megabus, RegioJet, and SemiTimes with journey times of between 2 and 4 hours. Departures commence at around 3:00 a.m. and continue until just before 8:00 p.m. Postbus, RegioJet and Eurolines depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and terminate at Cologne Flughafen Station. Semi Times buses leave from Frankfurt Sudbahnhof and finish on Gummersbacherstrasse while Megabus departures are from Pforzheimerstrasse into Flughafen. All departure and arrival points are within walking distance of tourist attractions and conveniently located to join the cities' efficient public transport networks.

Trains from Frankfurt to Cologne

Direct Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt to Cologne commence at just before 4:00 a.m. with frequent departures throughout the day until around 11:30 p.m. The journey takes approximately 1.5 hours. Trains depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof which is well situated for the city center's transport network of S and U-Bahn trains, buses and night buses. Trains arrive at Cologne Hauptbahnhof, located next to the cathedral and linked to the rest of the city by local buses and the Cologne Stadtbahn light rail system. Both stations have car rentals and taxis.

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Best fares from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Bla Bla Bus
18:452h 20m21:05
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
05:421h 23m07:05
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
Lufthansa
19:1511h 20m06:35
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Fastest Way to Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne
Sun, Jul 28
Train
Deutsche Bahn
16:101h 4m17:14
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Mon, Aug 5
Train
Deutsche Bahn
15:101h 4m16:14
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Mon, Aug 12
Train
Deutsche Bahn
14:261h 4m15:30
Frankfurt am MainCologne
Return Journeys from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
Karat-S
10:153h13:15
CologneFrankfurt am Main
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn
17:532h 20m20:13
CologneFrankfurt am Main
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
Lufthansa
04:357h 25m12:00
CologneFrankfurt am Main

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Frankfurt am Main
Cologne
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