How to travel from Paris to Cologne

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from Paris to Cologne

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

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To get from Paris to Cologne on Sep 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMParis Gare du Nord3h21 01:16PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
1271One-way
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est6h56 02:02AMCologne Hbf
4 transfers
1201One-way
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11:55AMParis Gare du Nord3h20 03:15PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
1271One-way
03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est4h45 08:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
1231One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est4h59 02:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
1231One-way

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How to get from Paris to Cologne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Cologne, 79,59% 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 Paris 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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FAQs

International travel from Paris, France to Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/24/22; 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 Paris and Cologne.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Paris from Cologne restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

The distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km) from Paris to Cologne.

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