How to travel from Strasbourg to Cologne

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Travel Information between Strasbourg and Cologne

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $61 (€53) • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 166 miles (267 km) by train or bus from Strasbourg to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Strasbourg to Cologne.

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from Strasbourg to Cologne

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

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bus

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

FlixBus
01:00PM7h30
Strasbourg
08:30PMCologne
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:00PM7h30
Strasbourg
08:30PMCologne
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
12:05AM5h05
Strasbourg
05:10AMCologne
$511One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
09:50PM7h10
Strasbourg
05:00AMCologne
$381One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:00AM5h45
Strasbourg
12:45PMCologne
$511One-way
0 transfers

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Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and TGV will get you to Cologne from Strasbourg at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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 between Strasbourg and Cologne. 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Cologne.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel between Strasbourg and Cologne including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Strasbourg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€19).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Strasbourg to Cologne:

      A bus is $39 (€34) less than a train with an average ticket price of $61 (€53) from Strasbourg to Cologne.

      The fastest way from Strasbourg to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 56 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Cologne that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 5 h 5 min.

      The Strasbourg to Cologne distance is around 166 miles (267 km).

      The average frequency per day from Strasbourg to Cologne is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 3 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Most travelers take a train from Strasbourg to Cologne Hbf.

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

      • You can take a bus from Strasbourg to Cologne with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€19) with FlixBus from Strasbourg to Cologne.
      • You can travel between Strasbourg and Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF (3) or TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $90 (€78) with Deutsche Bahn from Strasbourg to Cologne.

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

      • You can book a direct bus with FlixBus.
      • You'll find direct trains 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.

      Omio customers who travel from Strasbourg to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.
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