There are 8 ways to get from Bremen to Cologne by train, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$65 - $100

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bremen to Cologne 194.3 miles

$14 - $25

6 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Cologne 194.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BRE - CGN

$52 - $247

Fly Bremen to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BRE - DUS

$68 - $304

Fly Bremen to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 29 min

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

$131 - $335

Train to Hamburg, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) HAM - CGN

$86 - $208

Train to Hamburg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS

$74 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Cologne is 270 km. The road distance is 311.5 km.

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The train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Bremen to Cologne hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Bremen to Cologne hourly.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Stuttgart, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Stuttgart, Leipzig
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Stuttgart, Dresden
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bremen to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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