There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to Rust 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  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...

$106 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Strasbourg

$63 - $91

3 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$89 - $142

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Rust 251.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Vaihingen to Rust

$73 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rust is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Rust is to train which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Rust is 302 km. The road distance is 402.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Cologne to Rust, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Rust. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Europa Park via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Rust without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Rust.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Rust every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Cologne to Rust 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Vaihingen to Rust
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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