You can get from Madrid to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Cologne on Oct 08 we recommend taking a bus 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||886 miles (1429 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$6 - $907|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $6 (€6) • 25 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $907 (€873) • 4 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Lufthansa|
Travel 886 miles (1429 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Madrid to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Madrid to Cologne.
Travel from Madrid, Spain to Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 10/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering Spain:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Cologne.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Madrid and Cologne. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Cologne from Madrid is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€6).
This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:
Taking a train is about $190 (€183) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $197 (€189) for this route.
Taking a train is about $901 (€867) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $907 (€873) for this route.
The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 20 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 24 h 45 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Cologne by train can take on average 25 h 25 min.
Cologne is approximately 886 miles (1429 km) away from Madrid.
The average frequency per day from Madrid to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Cologne:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Cologne with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Cologne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Madrid to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Madrid to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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