There are 6 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  1h 37m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

35€ - 121€

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

28€ - 157€

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

34€ - 201€

Train via Dortmund  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf Re6
  2. Take the train from Dortmund to Berlin, Berlin central station Flx30

45€ - 60€

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 038 / ...

29€ - 35€

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin Hbf 575.2 km

65€ - 100€

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin is to bus which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin is to fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Berlin is 470 km. The road distance is 575.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs 28€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin, including transfers.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs 35€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 28€ - 160€ and takes 4h 48m, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 9h.

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Map of how to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 470.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Eurowings, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 95€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 18m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
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 Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Dortmund to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin is 575 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin.

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easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Berlin bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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