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from Prague to Cologne

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

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To get from Prague to Cologne on Aug 2 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00PMPrague9h05 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$441One-way
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11:00PMPrague9h05 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$441One-way
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02:43PMPraha, hlavní nádraží10h01 12:44AMCologne Hbf
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$631One-way
09:43AMPraha, hlavní nádraží8h30 06:13PMCologne
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$1011One-way
03:43PMPraha, hlavní nádraží10h23 02:06AMCologne Hbf
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$631One-way

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Sun
Aug 1
$63Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$445Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Aug 2
$63Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$537Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$534Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 4
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$445Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 7
$56Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$534Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 8
$50Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$656Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Aug 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$656Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 11
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 12
$50Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$242Swiss
Fri
Aug 13
$56Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$315Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 14
$50Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$384Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 15
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$243Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Aug 16
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 17
$35Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$184Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 18
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$243Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 19
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$183Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 20
$50Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 21
$36FlixTrain
$38Flixbus
$132Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information to Cologne from Prague

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $402
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€40) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $402 (€321) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 332 miles (536 km) by flight, bus or train to Cologne from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Prague to Cologne.

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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 Prague to Cologne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Cologne, Germany from Prague, Czechia currently allowed?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Cologne from Prague?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cologne, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Prague to Cologne.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Prague, Czechia from Cologne, Germany?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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 Prague, Czechia was last verified on 7/29/21. 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 Prague from Cologne.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Cologne?

There are 3 ways to travel to Cologne from Prague including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Prague to Cologne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $50 (€40) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A bus is $352 (€281) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Prague to Cologne costing on average $402 (€321).

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $50 (€40) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Prague and Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 4 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Prague to Cologne would I travel?

The Prague to Cologne distance is around 332 miles (536 km).

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and tend to arrive in Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Prague at Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Prague, Praha, Zličín and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Cologne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Cologne by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Prague to Cologne tickets on Omio for $402 (€321).
  • Flixbus can get you to Cologne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Prague to Cologne for $50 (€40) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Prague to Cologne tickets on Omio for $50 (€40).
Can I find a direct route from Prague to Cologne?

Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to Cologne with.
  • You'll find direct bus services to Cologne with.
  • You can find a direct train to Cologne with.

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Prague to Cologne ends?
Your trip from Prague to Cologne doesn't have to end in Cologne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Prague to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!
How early should I book Prague to Cologne tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Prague to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $402 (€321) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $50 (€40) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $50 (€40) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Prague to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Cologne
Prag, Busbhf. Florenc
Amenities
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
Amenities