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

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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Fly Klagenfurt to Cologne Bonn  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) KLU - CGN

$80 - $242

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Bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N61 / ...

$68 - $111

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Fly Vienna to Cologne Bonn  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) VIE - CGN

$79 - $231

Fly Salzburg to Cologne Bonn  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) SZG - CGN

$84 - $361

Fly Salzburg to Dusseldorf  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SZG - DUS

$74 - $264

Fly Graz to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GRZ - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz

$121 - $366

Fly Linz to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LNZ - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz

$102 - $490

Train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$163 - $253

Bus, train  •  20h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Düsseldorf Am Stufstock Varna - Dortmund / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Friedrichstadt to Köln, Dom / Hbf S11

$79 - $114

Drive, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$139 - $204

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Cologne 561.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austria to Cologne is to bus and train which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 20h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Austria to Cologne is to fly which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 3h 47m.

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The distance between Austria and Cologne is 616 km. The road distance is 897.9 km.

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The best way to get from Austria to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Austria to Cologne, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Austria to Cologne is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 9h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Klagenfurt Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austria to Cologne is 898 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Austria to Cologne.

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Austrian Airlines and Eurowings offer flights from Klagenfurt Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 1027+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Austria to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 384.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Austria and Cologne, Germany?

Eurowings and Austrian Airlines fly from Klagenfurt to Cologne twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Cologne via Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf., Wien Hbf, and Nürnberg Hbf in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Salzburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Salzburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
S-Bahn Köln
Phone
0 18 06 50 40 30
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Friedrichstadt to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
S-Bahn Köln
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Karat-S
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Düsseldorf Am Stufstock
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Karat-S

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The best way to get from Austria to Klagenfurt Airport is to line 42 shuttle which takes 13m and costs .

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