You can get from Madrid to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Cologne on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||886 miles (1429 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$97 - $182|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $97 (€80) • 28 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $182 (€151) • 4 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline or Flixbus|
Take a flight or bus to travel 886 miles (1429 km) from Madrid to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $97 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Madrid to Cologne.
International travel from Madrid, Spain to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/28/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Cologne.
The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Spain:
You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to travel between Madrid and Cologne including taking a flight or bus.
The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $97 (€80).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:
A bus is $85 (€71) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Cologne costing on average $182 (€151).
The fastest way to get to Cologne from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 28 h 40 min.
You should expect to travel around 886 miles (1429 km) between Madrid and Cologne.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Cologne:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid 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 from Madrid to Cologne.
When planning your trip from Madrid to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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