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There are 8 ways to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via U Rotes Rathaus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€30 - €135

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Berlin 569 km

€22 - €35

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cologne central station to Berlin central station Flx30

€31 - €38

Bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Leverkusen to Berlin Südkreuz train station 1338 / ...

€31 - €38

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) 571.4 km

€60 - €95

Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CGN - BER

€31 - €226

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) DUS - BER

€53 - €291

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) FRA - BER

€43 - €218

Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) by train and walk

The journey time between Cologne and Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is around 5h 6m and covers a distance of around 554 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) service departs from Koeln Hbf and arrives in Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn). Typically 102 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 6m
Fastest journey time:
4h 37m
Journey distance:
554 km
Services per week:
102
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:16
Last service departs at:
23:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) train and walk schedules

Cologne → Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is to rideshare which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is to fly which costs €30 - €230 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn). However, there are services departing from Köln Heumarkt and arriving at U Spittelmarkt via Leverkusen and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn). However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at U Rotes Rathaus via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Cologne and Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is 478 km. The road distance is 571.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) without a car is to train via U Rotes Rathaus which takes 4h 50m and costs €29 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn), including transfers.

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Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leverkusen station.

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Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) is to train via U Rotes Rathaus which takes 4h 50m and costs €29 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 11h 16m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €230 and takes 3h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn).
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  • Distance: 477.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €95 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 27m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leverkusen to Berlin Südkreuz train station twice daily. Tickets cost €29 - €35 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Cologne central station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€30 - €45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leverkusen to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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Cologne to Spittelmarkt (Berlin U-Bahn) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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