How to travel from Warsaw to Cologne

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from Warsaw to Cologne

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

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To get from Warsaw to Cologne on Jun 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:12AMWarszawa Centralna12h34 08:46PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
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03:15PMWarsaw20h05 11:20AMCologne
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07:53AMWarszawa Wschodnia12h53 08:46PMCologne Hbf
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06:14AMWarszawa Centralna12h32 06:46PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
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06:04AMWarszawa Wschodnia12h42 06:46PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
1201One-way

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Travel Information to Cologne from Warsaw

distanceDistance608 miles (980 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$93 - $159
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $93 (€82) • 14 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $153 (€135) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 608 miles (980 km) to Cologne from Warsaw. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $93 (€82). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Warsaw to Cologne.

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FAQs

Travel from Warsaw, Poland to Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Warsaw restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

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

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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 6/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Warsaw to Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Warsaw, Poland from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Warsaw, Poland from Cologne, Germany?

Reentering Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Warsaw from Cologne?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Warsaw, Poland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Poland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 6/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Warsaw from Cologne here.

There are 3 ways to get from Warsaw to Cologne: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Warsaw is by taking a bus, which costs on average $93 (€82).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

Taking a bus is about $60 (€53) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $153 (€135) for this trip.

A bus is $66 (€58) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Warsaw to Cologne costing on average $159 (€140).

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Warsaw is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 14 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 55 min   on average.

The distance from Warsaw to Cologne is approximately 608 miles (980 km).

The average frequency per day from Warsaw to Cologne is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 40 flights per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Warsaw at Bus station Warsaw-Wschodnia, Kyivska street; house 20 and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Flights most often depart from Warsaw at Warsaw Chopin Airport and arrive in Cologne at Cologne/Bonn Airport.

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

  • You can travel between Warsaw and Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $93 (€82) with Flixbus from Warsaw to Cologne.
  • You can travel by plane between Warsaw and Cologne with ryanair sun, and you can find ryanair sun Warsaw to Cologne tickets for $153 (€135) on Omio.
  • You can go to Cologne from Warsaw by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $159 (€140) with Deutsche Bahn from Warsaw to Cologne on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Sindbad.
  • You can take a direct flight with with 40 direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct train with with 1 direct train per day.

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 to Cologne from Warsaw.

Many of our customers traveling from Warsaw to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cologne are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Warsaw 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 route costs on average $93 (€82) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $153 (€135) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $159 (€140) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Warsaw 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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