There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Solingen by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 681 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Solingen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 681 bus from Solingen Hbf Bstg 2B to Solingen Lehner Straße 681 / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Solingen 22.6 miles

$95 - $120

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln, Heumarkt to Solingen, Graf-Wilhelm-Platz 250

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Solingen 22.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Solingen is to drive which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Solingen is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Solingen, Graf-Wilhelm-Platz. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Solingen is 28 km. The road distance is 36.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Solingen without a car is to train and line 681 bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Cologne to Solingen, including transfers.

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Cologne to Solingen bus services, operated by Wiedenhoff Reisen, depart from Köln, Heumarkt station.

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Cologne to Solingen bus services, operated by Wiedenhoff Reisen, arrive at Solingen, Graf-Wilhelm-Platz station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Solingen.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

Wiedenhoff Reisen operates a bus from Cologne to Solingen hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 28 min.

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 Solingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Solingen, Ohligs Solingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
Stadtwerke Solingen GmbH
Phone
+49 212 2950
Email
info@stadtwerke-solingen.de
Website
stadtwerke-solingen.de
Bus from Solingen Hbf Bstg 2B to Solingen Lehner Straße
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Unknown
Stadtwerke Solingen GmbH
Wiedenhoff Reisen
Phone
0212/813081
Email
info@wiedenhoff.com
Website
wiedenhoff.com
Bus from Köln, Heumarkt to Solingen, Graf-Wilhelm-Platz
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
wiedenhoff.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cologne to Solingen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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