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

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Solingen Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Solingen Hbf to Solingen Grünewald Abr

$9 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 28 min

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

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Solingen 22.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Solingen 22.6 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Solingen via Solingen Hbf in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, Wiedenhoff Reisen operates a bus from Cologne to Solingen hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Solingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Solingen Hbf to Solingen Grünewald
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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
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

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Solingen is 28 km. The road distance is 36 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Solingen. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Solingen Grünewald via Solingen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Cologne to Solingen, including transfers.