There are 10 ways to get from Cologne to Lourdes 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.

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Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes Tgv

$297 - $353

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Bus, train  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lourdes Tgv

$106 - $138

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Bus  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Agen
  2. Take the bus from Agen - SNCF to Auch - SNCF 932
  3. Take the bus from Auch Gare SNCF to Tarbes 931

$141 - $213

Drive  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Lourdes 818.3 miles

$170 - $260

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) CGN - LDE

$114 - $523

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) ORY - LDE

$215 - $620

Fly Dusseldorf to Pau  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Pau (PUF) DUS - PUF

$140 - $600

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Toulouse (TLS) FRA - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$133 - $364

Fly Dusseldorf to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bordeaux (BOD) DUS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lourdes

$182 - $336

Train to Brussels, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Toulouse (TLS) BRU - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$126 - $368

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Lourdes - Gare SNCF via Agen - SNCF, Auch Gare SNCF and Tarbes - Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 26 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Lourdes is 1019 km. The road distance is 1309.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Cologne to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Cologne to Lourdes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Köln station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Lourdes is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 26 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Cologne to Lourdes bus services, operated by MobiMipy, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Lourdes is 1309 km. It takes approximately 12 h 13 min to drive from Cologne to Lourdes.

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Eurowings and Ryanair offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 636.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from Cologne to Lourdes via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Lourdes via Agen, Agen - SNCF, Auch - SNCF, Auch Gare SNCF, Tarbes, and Tarbes - Gare SNCF in around 21 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pau via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Pau via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lourdes/Tarbes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Agen
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Keolis Pyrenees
Phone
05 62 34 73 79
Email
keolis-pyrenees@keolis.com
Website
keolis-pyrenees.com
Bus from Agen - SNCF to Auch - SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
keolis-pyrenees.com
MobiMipy
Website
mobimipy.fr
Bus from Agen to Auch Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mobimipy.fr
Bus from Auch Gare SNCF to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mobimipy.fr

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