How to travel from Gera to Cologne

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Travel Information from Gera to Cologne

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or bus
priceTicket price range$35 - $466
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $466 (€403) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 223 miles (359 km) by train, flight or bus to Cologne from Gera. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Gera to Cologne.

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from Gera to Cologne

How to get from Gera to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Gera to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip to Cologne from Gera with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Gera 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Gera to Cologne

      FAQs: 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 Gera to Cologne.

      There are 3 travel options from Gera to Cologne. You can take a train, flight or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Gera is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€30).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Gera to Cologne:

      Taking a bus costs $431 (€373) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $466 (€403) for the same trip.

      A bus is $45 (€39) less than a train with an average ticket price of $80 (€69) from Gera to Cologne.

      The fastest way to get to Cologne from Gera is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 50 min.

      Other travel options to Cologne take longer:

      Bus takes on average 6 h 55 min.

      Train takes 4 h 59 min on average.

      The distance from Gera to Cologne is approximately 223 miles (359 km).

      The average frequency per day from Gera to Cologne is:

      • 1 train per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gera to Cologne:

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Gera to Cologne depart from Gera, Busbahnhof to Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Most travelers take a train from Gera Hbf to Cologne Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Gera to Cologne:

      • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can get you to Cologne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Gera to Cologne for $35 (€30) on Omio.
      • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Cologne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Gera to Cologne for $80 (€69) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Gera to Cologne with the following travel companies:

      • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn 1 direct train per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Cologne from Gera.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Gera to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Gera and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!

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