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Travel Information to Cologne from Plzeň

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 7 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $42 (€38) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 294 miles (474 km) by bus, flight or train to Cologne from Plzeň. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plzeň to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plzeň to Cologne

Travel to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Plzeň to Cologne.

Is international travel between Plzeň, Czechia and Cologne, Germany allowed?

Travel from Plzeň, Czechia to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Plzeň restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from Plzeň?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Plzeň and Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Czechia from Cologne, Germany?

Return travel to Plzeň, Czechia from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Germany?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Czechia from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Plzeň, Czechia was last verified on 5/15/22. 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 Plzeň from Cologne.

How do I go from Plzeň to Cologne?

There are 3 travel options from Plzeň to Cologne: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Plzeň to Cologne?

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Plzeň is by taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

A train is $19 (€17) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Plzeň to Cologne costing on average $50 (€45).

A train is generally $11 (€10) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $42 (€38) from Plzeň to Cologne.

What is the fastest way to get from Plzeň to Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Plzeň is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 17 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Plzeň and Cologne?

The Plzeň to Cologne distance is around 294 miles (474 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Plzeň to Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Plzeň to Cologne is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cologne from Plzeň as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Plzeň? Where do I arrive in Cologne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Plzeň to Cologne:

  • Buses mostly leave from Plzeň, NC Borská Pole and tend to arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains from Plzeň to Cologne most often leave from Plzen hl. N. And arrive in Köln Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Plzeň to Cologne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Plzeň to Cologne:

  • You can take a bus from Plzeň to Cologne with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€45) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Plzeň to Cologne.
  • You can travel by plane to Cologne from Plzeň with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Plzeň to Cologne tickets for $42 (€38) on Omio.
  • You can go to Cologne from Plzeň by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $31 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Plzeň to Cologne on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Cologne from Plzeň?

Looking to extend your trip from Plzeň to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Plzeň to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Plzeň to Cologne one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Plzeň to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $50 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $42 (€38) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $31 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Plzeň to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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