How to travel from Villach to Cologne

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Travel Information between Villach and Cologne

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $179 (€160) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 432 miles (697 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Villach to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Villach to Cologne.

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Travel between Villach, Austria and Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 6/29/22. 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 Villach to Cologne.

The restriction level for your return to Villach, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Villach from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Villach, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria 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 Austria was last checked on 6/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Villach from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Villach to Cologne: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Villach and Cologne is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a ferry is usually $109 (€97) less than taking a bus to Cologne, which costs on average $109 (€97) for the same trip.

A ferry is $179 (€160) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Villach to Cologne costing on average $179 (€160).

A ferry is $78 (€70) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Villach to Cologne costing on average $78 (€70).

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Villach is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Cologne by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 54 min   of travel time.

The Villach to Cologne distance is around 432 miles (697 km).

The average frequency per day from Villach to Cologne is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Villach, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains from Villach to Cologne most often leave from Villach Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Villach to Cologne with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Villach to Cologne tickets for $109 (€97) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Villach and Cologne by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $179 (€160) with Eurowings from Villach to Cologne.
  • You can take a train from Villach to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $78 (€70) with Deutsche Bahn from Villach to Cologne.
Omio customers who travel from Villach to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $109 (€97) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $179 (€160) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $78 (€70) one way on average.

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

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