There are 11 ways to get from Memmingen to Cologne by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Ulm Hbf  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Ulm Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$104 - $156

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Rideshare  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Memmingen to Cologne 320.2 miles

$27 - $40

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Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Köln Hbf Ic

$100 - $150

Train via Mainz Hbf  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Mainz Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd Rb26

$98 - $140

Bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 277
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 027 / ...

$45 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Memmingen to Cologne 322 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Munich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to München Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MUC - CGN

$119 - $314

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN

$110 - $289

Train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Aulendorf
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS

$149 - $525

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS

$110 - $253

Train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Memmingen to Aulendorf
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Frankfurt (FRA) FDH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$147 - $404

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Memmingen and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Memmingen and Cologne is 403 km. The road distance is 515.3 km.

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The best way to get from Memmingen to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Memmingen to Cologne, including transfers.

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Memmingen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Memmingen station.

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The best way to get from Memmingen to Cologne is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Memmingen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Memmingen to Cologne is 515 km. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Memmingen to Cologne.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Memmingen to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 251.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Memmingen, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Memmingen to Cologne via Ulm Hbf in around 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Memmingen to Cologne via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf in around 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Memmingen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Memmingen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Memmingen to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to München Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Memmingen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Memmingen to Aulendorf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trans-regio.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Memmingen to Cologne
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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