How to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $50 (€43) • 11 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Travel 301 miles (486 km) by bus between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Cologne. FlixBus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $31 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne travel.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Cologne from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
You can go from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne by bus.
Traveling by bus is also the quickest way from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne. It takes on average 11 h 50 min to travel this journey.
The Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne distance is around 301 miles (486 km).
The average frequency per day from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Garmisch-Partenkirchen as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne:
The following travel company offer services from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Cologne:
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