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from Zagreb to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zagreb to Cologne on Sep 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:15PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport1h45 02:00PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$2571One-way
Cheapest
12:35PMZagreb Glavni Kolod.17h30 06:05AMCologne Messe/Deutz
3 changes
$971One-way
Other options
07:00AMZagreb Glavni Kolod.13h42 08:42PMCologne Messe/Deutz
1 changes
$1251One-way
07:00AMZagreb Glavni Kolod.15h05 10:05PMCologne Hbf
1 changes
$1251One-way
07:25AMZagreb Glavni Kolod.15h40 11:05PMCologne Hbf
2 changes
$1251One-way

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Wed
Sep 22
$99Deutsche Bahn
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$230Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$58Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$131Eurowings Europe
Fri
Sep 24
$99Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$58Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
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Sun
Sep 26
$112Deutsche Bahn
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$180Eurowings
Mon
Sep 27
$58Deutsche Bahn
$77Flixbus
$106Eurowings Europe
Tue
Sep 28
$58Deutsche Bahn
$81Flixbus
$106Tuifly
Wed
Sep 29
$58Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$58Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$131Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 1
$87Deutsche Bahn
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$106Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$58Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 3
$87Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$77Flixbus
$81Tuifly
Fri
Oct 8
$87Deutsche Bahn
$107Flixbus
$62Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$58Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
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Mon
Oct 11
$58Deutsche Bahn
$68Flixbus
$62Eurowings

Travel Information to Cologne from Zagreb

distanceDistance543 miles (875 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $94
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $56 (€45) • 16 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $94 (€75) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 543 miles (875 km) by flight, bus or train from Zagreb to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zagreb to Cologne.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Cologne, Germany from Zagreb, Croatia currently allowed?

International travel from Zagreb, Croatia to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Croatia?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if traveling from Zagreb?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Zagreb to Cologne.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Zagreb, Croatia from Cologne, Germany due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Zagreb, Croatia from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zagreb, Croatia from Cologne, Germany?

Reentering Croatia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Zagreb, Croatia regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Croatia 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. 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 Zagreb from Cologne here.

What are the ways to get from Zagreb to Cologne?

You can travel to Cologne from Zagreb 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Cologne?

The cheapest way to travel to Cologne from Zagreb is by taking a bus with an average price of $56 (€45).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A bus is $38 (€30) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Zagreb to Cologne costing on average $94 (€75).

Taking a bus is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $59 (€47) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Zagreb to Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Zagreb is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 15 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is Cologne from Zagreb?

You should expect to travel around 543 miles (875 km) between Zagreb and Cologne.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Zagreb to Cologne?

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

  • Flights from Zagreb to Cologne most often leave from Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport and arrive in Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor and tend to arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zagreb to Cologne?

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

  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Zagreb to Cologne tickets on Omio for $94 (€75).
  • Flixbus can take you to Cologne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Zagreb to Cologne for $56 (€45).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Zagreb to Cologne tickets on Omio for $59 (€47).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Zagreb to Cologne?
Looking to extend your trip from Zagreb to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Zagreb to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Cologne from Zagreb online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Zagreb to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $94 (€75) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $56 (€45) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $59 (€47) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Zagreb to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zagreb
Cologne
Zagreb
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Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor Busterminal
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