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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Cologne Bonn  •  1h 24m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN

51€ - 295€

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Bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Leverkusen N1320 / ...

30€ - 40€

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz

68€ - 270€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  2h 18m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

62€ - 277€

Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf Rb14 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...

31€ - 144€

Train via Berlin central station  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Cologne central station Flx30

35€ - 46€

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station 573.2 km

60€ - 90€

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Köln Messe/Deutz station is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 582 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Koeln Messe/Deutz. Typically 130 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 59m
Fastest train time:
5h 20m
Trains per week:
130
Cheapest price:
31€
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:29
Last train departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Köln Messe/Deutz station
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station is to fly which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Köln Bf Deutz/Messeplatz via Leverkusen Leverkusen Mitte Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Koeln Messe/Deutz via Berlin-Spandau and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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It is 477 km from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station. It is approximately 573.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station without a car is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs 30€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station is to fly which takes 1h 24m and costs 50€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 5h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station.
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  • Distance: 477.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Köln Messe/Deutz station, Germany?

Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station via Berlin-Spandau and Koeln Hbf in around 5h 40m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leverkusen station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station is 573 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Köln Messe/Deutz station.

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