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There are 10 ways to get from Cologne to Gersthofen by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Augsburg Hbf 42 / ...

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Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Oberhausen, Nord P+R N93

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Night train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Bonn Hbf to Augsburg Hbf 89 / ...

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Cologne to Gersthofen 515.5 km

Fly Cologne Bonn to Munich, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC
  2. Take the train from Flughafen München to Pasing
  3. Take the train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC
  3. Take the train from Flughafen München to Pasing
  4. Take the train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  3. Take the train from Flughafen München to Pasing
  4. Take the train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf

Train to Dortmund, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC
  3. Take the train from Flughafen München to Pasing
  4. Take the train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Augsburg Hbf

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf

Cologne to Gersthofen by train

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4h 36m Average Duration
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Cologne → Gersthofen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gersthofen is 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Gersthofen is to bus which costs €28 - €40 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Gersthofen is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Gersthofen. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Gersthofen via Augsburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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It is 397 km from Cologne to Gersthofen. It is approximately 515.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Gersthofen without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs €90 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Cologne to Gersthofen, including transfers.

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Cologne to Gersthofen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Gersthofen is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs €90 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Cologne to Gersthofen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Augsburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Gersthofen.
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  • Distance: 396.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Köln Hbf to Augsburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Oberhausen, Nord P+R once daily. Tickets cost €25 - €31 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €900
Train operators
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 Köln Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Night train from Bonn Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Bonn Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€70 - €110
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen München to Pasing
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Go-Ahead Bayern GmbH
Phone
+49 821 899825-44
Email
servus@go-ahead.bayern
Website
go-ahead.bayern
Train from Pasing to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go-Ahead Bayern GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Flixtrain
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Thalys
Standard
€35 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €65
Premium
€50 - €70
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Süwex
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Phone
+49 9126 288825
Website
train-rental.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €23
1st Class
€24 - €35
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Oberhausen, Nord P+R
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Gersthofen is 516 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Cologne to Gersthofen.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Munich Airport.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €3 - €6.

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