There are 8 ways to get from Cologne to Rügen 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen Ic

$150 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 071
  2. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Bergen auf Rügen 171

$44 - $73

6 alternative options

Train Flixtrain  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen Ic

$65 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Bergen auf Rügen 449.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Stralsund Hbf

$121 - $261

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stralsund Hbf

$120 - $260

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CGN - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Stralsund Hbf

$98 - $276

Fly Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Stralsund Hbf

$141 - $283

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Bergen auf Rügen once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $230 and the journey takes 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Bergen auf Rügen via Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Rostock, Rostock central bus station in around 14 h 29 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cologne to Rügen?

The distance between Cologne and Rügen is 579 km. The road distance is 719 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rügen?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rügen is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 14 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Rügen?

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Rügen is to drive which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

Is there a direct train between Cologne and Rügen?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cologne and Rügen?

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Rügen. However, there are services departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen and Rostock, Rostock central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Rügen?

The train from Köln Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen takes 7 h 53 min including transfers and departs once daily.