How to travel from Munich to Cologne

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from Munich to Cologne

You can get from Munich to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Cologne on Sep 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:46AMMunich Hbf5h57 01:43PMCologne Hbf
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1281One-way
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07:54PMMunich Hbf9h59 05:53AMCologne Hbf
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1131One-way
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07:26PMMunich Hbf6h39 02:05AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
1191One-way
07:26PMMunich6h39 02:05AMCologne
1 transfer
1191One-way
05:33AMMunich Hbf5h32 11:05AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
1321One-way

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How to get from Munich to Cologne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Cologne, 84,26% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Munich to Cologne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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The distance from Munich to Cologne is approximately 282 miles (455 km).

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