You can get from Istanbul to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Istanbul to Cologne on Mar 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||1249 miles (2014 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $74|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $74 (€65) • 3 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Turkish Airlines|
Travel 1249 miles (2014 km) by bus, flight or train between Istanbul and Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Turkish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to Cologne.
Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 3/22/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey to Cologne from Istanbul.
The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Turkey must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Istanbul from Cologne here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Istanbul to Cologne. You can take a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A bus is $69 (€61) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Istanbul to Cologne costing on average $74 (€65).
A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $5 (€4) from Istanbul to Cologne.
The quickest way to travel between Istanbul and Cologne is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Cologne by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.
The Istanbul to Cologne distance is around 1249 miles (2014 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Istanbul to Cologne:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Istanbul to Cologne with the following travel companies:
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 Istanbul.
When planning your trip from Istanbul to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Istanbul to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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