How to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne

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Travel Information between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Cologne

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $204
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 10 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $204 (€180) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 301 miles (486 km) to Cologne from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.

There are 3 travel options from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne: flight, bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€21) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $180 (€159) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $204 (€180) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $35 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $59 (€52) for this route.

The fastest way from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 58 min   of travel time.

Cologne is approximately 301 miles (486 km) away from Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

The average frequency per day from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne:

  • Buses most often depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bahnhof and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne:

  • You can take a flight from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne with Eurowings. Cheap tickets can be found for $204 (€180) with Eurowings from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.
  • You can take a bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€21) with Flixbus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.
  • You can travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€52) with Deutsche Bahn from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets cost $204 (€180) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $24 (€21) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $59 (€52) one way.

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

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