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There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Naples by plane, train, car train, bus or car

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

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Naples (NAP) CGN - NAP

$112 - $420

Cheapest option

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station

$73 - $368

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Fly Dusseldorf to Naples  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Naples (NAP) DUS - NAP

$93 - $342

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Naples  •  5 h 46 min

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

$115 - $367

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome (FCO) CGN - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station

$108 - $350

Train to Brussels, fly to Naples  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Naples (NAP) BRU - NAP

$123 - $351

Train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr

$248 - $442

Car train, train  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 1385
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Napoli Centrale Fa / ...

$118 - $248

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A.  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Termoli
  3. Take the bus from Termoli to Naples

$130 - $202

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Foggia N422
  2. Take the bus from Foggia to Naples Foggia / ...

$121 - $205

Train, drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Naples

$273 - $396

Drive  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Naples 1005.6 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Naples is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Naples is to fly which costs 95€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Naples. However, there are services departing from Cologne and arriving at Naples via Frankfurt and Termoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Naples. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Napoli Centrale via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 56 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Naples is 1254 km. The road distance is 1608.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Naples without a car is to train which takes 13 h 56 min and costs 210€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Cologne to Naples, including transfers.

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Cologne to Naples bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Cologne station.

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Cologne to Naples train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Naples is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 95€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 390€ and takes 13 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 23 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Naples.
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  • Distance: 784 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Naples, Italy?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Cologne to Naples 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Naples via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale in around 13 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Train operators
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Termoli
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Autoservizi Cerella
Phone
0873.378788
Email
info@autoservizicerella.it
Website
autoservizicerella.it
Bus from Termoli to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
autoservizicerella.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Foggia
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Foggia to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CLP Bus
Phone
081-5311707
Email
info@clpbusit
Website
clpbus.it
Bus from Foggia to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
clpbus.it

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Cologne to Naples bus services, operated by Autoservizi Cerella, arrive at Naples station.

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Cologne to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Naples is 1609 km. It takes approximately 14 h 52 min to drive from Cologne to Naples.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Naples Airport.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 13€ - 16€.

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