There are 12 ways to get from Alicante to Cologne by plane, train, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ALC - CGN

$73 - $422

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Fly Alicante to Weeze, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Weeze (NRN) ALC - NRN
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf

$59 - $248

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Fly Alicante to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ALC - DUS

$81 - $301

Fly Alicante to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Frankfurt (FRA) ALC - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$82 - $299

Train to Valencia, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) VLC - DUS

$106 - $402

Fly Alicante to Brussels, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Brussels (BRU) ALC - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$111 - $365

Fly Alicante to Eindhoven, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Eindhoven (EIN) ALC - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf

$66 - $295

Train  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$402 - $478

Drive, train  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$417 - $513

Bus, train  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Köln Hbf Re

$149

Bus  •  32 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Köln

$100 - $180

Drive  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Cologne 1168.6 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Cologne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Cologne is to fly which costs 60€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Cologne is 1516 km. The road distance is 1869.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Alicante to Cologne, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Köln. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Köln Hauptbahnhof via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 53 min.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 16 h 53 min and costs 350€ - 420€.

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Alicante to Cologne train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Franca station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 947.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Cologne, Germany?

Ryanair, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Alicante to Cologne twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Cologne via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 16 h 53 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Weeze
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$145
Schedules at
starbus.es
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Alicante to Köln
Ave. Duration
32 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
eurolines.de

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