How to travel from Plzeň to Cologne

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from Plzeň to Cologne

How to get from Plzeň to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Plzeň to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Cologne from Plzeň

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 9 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $130 (€113) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 294 miles (474 km) from Plzeň to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Plzeň to Cologne.

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Travel from Plzeň to Cologne on FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and Eurowings travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Cologne from Plzeň. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Plzeň and Cologne.

        FAQs: Travel from Plzeň to Cologne

        FAQs: 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.

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

        The cheapest way to get from Plzeň to Cologne is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $32 (€28) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

        A bus is $98 (€85) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Plzeň to Cologne costing on average $130 (€113).

        A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train with an average ticket price of $38 (€33) from Plzeň to Cologne.

        The fastest way to get to Cologne from Plzeň is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

        Other travel options to Cologne take longer:

        Bus takes on average 9 h 10 min.

        Getting to Cologne by train takes 7 h 4 min on average.

        Cologne is approximately 294 miles (474 km) away from Plzeň.

        The average frequency per day from Plzeň to Cologne is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • Around 4 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a bus from Plzeň, Centrální Autobusové Nádraží to Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
        • Most travelers catch their train from Plzen hl. N. And arrive in Cologne Hbf.

        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. FlixBus or Student Agency. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€28) with FlixBus from Plzeň to Cologne.
        • You can go to Cologne from Plzeň by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $170 (€148) with Eurowings from Plzeň to Cologne on Omio.
        • You can travel by train to Cologne from Plzeň with Deutsche Bahn or České dráhy, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Plzeň to Cologne tickets for $38 (€33) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Plzeň to Cologne with the following travel companies:

        • Take a direct bus with.
        • Take a direct flight with.
        • Direct services by train with.

        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 Plzeň to Cologne.

        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 Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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