There are 5 ways to get from Arras to Cologne by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...

$72 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Arras to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
  4. Take the bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf

$47 - $68

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Arras to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Köln

$48 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Arras to Cologne 220 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS

$76 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arras to Cologne is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arras to Cologne is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Arras and Cologne is 303 km. The road distance is 352 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Arras to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arras to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Arras and arriving at Cologne Hbf via Lille, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Aachen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arras to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Arras(F) and arriving at Köln Hbf via Lille Europe and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Arras, France and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Arras to Cologne via Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, and Bruxelles Midi in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arras to Cologne via Lille, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Aachen in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Train from Arras(F) to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arras to Lille
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Köln
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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