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There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Poland by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Gdansk  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Gdansk (GDN) CGN - GDN

$70 - $334

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Warsaw Modlin  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) CGN - WMI

$46 - $167

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Wroclaw  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Wroclaw (WRO) DUS - WRO

$57 - $160

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Krakow  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Krakow (KRK) DUS - KRK

$80 - $376

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Warsaw  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Warsaw (WAW) DUS - WAW

$53 - $151

Train to Dortmund, fly to Katowice  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Holzwickede Bf
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Katowice (KTW) DTM - KTW

$71 - $168

Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$148 - $217

Bus  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to Warsaw

$80 - $108

Train, bus  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof Re8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Koblenz to Warszawa

$72 - $103

Train, night train  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Warszawa Wschodnia D

$166 - $243

Train, drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Warsaw

$162 - $248

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Warsaw 693.8 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Poland is to fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Poland is to fly which costs 60€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Poland. However, there are services departing from Cologne Hbf and arriving at Centrum 05 via Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Poland. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Poland is 845 km. The road distance is 1110.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Poland without a car is to train which takes 11 h 42 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Cologne to Poland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cologne to Poland is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 60€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 11 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 19 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Poland.
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  • Distance: 527.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Poland?

Wizz Air and Lufthansa fly from Cologne to Gdańsk 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Warsaw via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Berlin Hbf in around 11 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Gdansk via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Wroclaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Wroclaw via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Dortmund to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
trans-regio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne Hbf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
18 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Cologne to Poland bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Warsaw station.

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Cologne to Poland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Poland is 1110 km. It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to drive from Cologne to Poland.

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Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Poland. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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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