There are 9 ways to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile 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 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf Tha

$154 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Aachen Paris centre - Bercy > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Aix-la-Chapelle > Cologne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf

$57 - $84

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Köln

$60 - $115

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne 303.4 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf

$86 - $258

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) CDG - CGN

$101 - $354

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$104 - $355

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Köln Hbf

$139 - $372

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf

$114 - $378

What companies run services between Charles de Gaulle-Etoile, Île-de-France, France and Cologne, Germany?

Thalys operates a train from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $190 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare De Lyon - Van Gogh, Ministere De L'economie Et Des Finances, Paris City Center - Bercy, and Aachen in around 8 h 45 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
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $190
1st Class
$200 - $280
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Aachen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Köln
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne?

The distance between Charles de Gaulle-Etoile and Cologne is 404 km. The road distance is 485 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne?

The quickest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne is to drive which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

How long does it take to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne?

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Cologne, including transfers.