Travel from Birmingham-England to Cologne

Train, bus or fly from Birmingham to Cologne?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Cologne via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 7 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Birmingham to Cologne once a week. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Travel Guides

Need to know: EurostarRome2rio’s guide to travelling between London, Brussels and Paris
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How to get from Birmingham to Cologne

ModeDurationPrice
From Birmingham New Street train to London Euston, walk to London St. Pancras International, train to Bruxelles-Midi, then train to Köln Hbf.7 h 22 min£252
From Birmingham Moor Street train to Marylebone Station, line 205 bus to King's Cross St. Pancras, walk to London St Pancras International, train to Lille Europe, walk to Lille, then bus to Köln.12 h 13 min£217
From Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station bus to Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, walk to Köln/Bonn Flughafen, then train to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10.16 h 49 min£75
From Birmingham drive to Folkestone, Eurotunnel to Calais, taxi to Calais-Fréthun, train to Lille Europe Eurostar, train to Bruxelles-Midi, train to Köln Hbf, then train to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10.9 h 27 min£276
From Birmingham drive to Dover, car ferry to Calais, then drive to Cologne.8 h 34 min£106
From Birmingham New Street train to Birmingham airport, fly to Dusseldorf airport, train to Düsseldorf Hbf, then train to Cologne.4 h 27 min£72
From Birmingham New Street train to Manchester Piccadilly, train to Manchester airport, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, then train to Cologne.5 h 38 min£126
From Birmingham New Street train to Birmingham airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, then train to Cologne.5 h 18 min£131
From Birmingham New Street train to Euston Station, line 205 bus to London Paddington, train to London Heathrow airport, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, then train to Cologne.5 h 52 min£188
From Birmingham New Street train to London Stansted airport, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, then train to Cologne.6 h 46 min£121
From Birmingham New Street train to London Euston, walk to St Pancras International, train to Stratford International DLR Station, train to London City airport, fly to Dusseldorf airport, train to Düsseldorf Hbf, then train to Cologne.6 h 22 min£167
From Birmingham New Street train to Birmingham airport, fly to Brussels airport, train to Bruxelles-Nord, then train to Cologne.6 h 21 min£135
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      4 Drive, Eurotunnel, train
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      6 Fly Birmingham to Dusseldorf
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      7 Train to Manchester, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt
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      • Duration: 5 h 38 min
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      8 Fly Birmingham to Frankfurt, train
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      9 Train to London Heathrow, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt
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      10 Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt
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      11 Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf
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      12 Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $332
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