Travel from Cologne to Strasbourg

Bus or train from Cologne to Strasbourg?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Cologne to Strasbourg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne to Strasbourg once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

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How to get from Cologne to Strasbourg

ModeDurationPrice
From Köln Hbf train to Offenburg then train to Strasbourg.3 h 13 min94€
From Köln Hbf train to Karlsruhe Hbf then train to Strasbourg.3 h 16 min82€
From Köln Messe/Deutz train to Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen then bus to Strasbourg.6 h 21 min46€
From Köln bus to Strasbourg.7 h 45 min64€
From Cologne drive to Strasbourg.3 h 19 min46€
From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Stuttgart airport, train to Stuttgart Hbf, then train to Strasbourg.5 h 29 min119€
From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Basel airport, line 11 Navette to St-Louis(Haut Rhin), then train to Strasbourg.5 h 52 min135€
From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Strasbourg.5 h 49 min142€
From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Zurich airport, train to Zürich HB, train to Basel SBB, then train to Strasbourg.6 h 26 min176€

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

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Cologne to Strasbourg, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Cologne and Strasbourg?

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg via Offenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cologne and Strasbourg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köln and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

Operators from Cologne to Strasbourg

OperatorPhoneWebsite
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Eurolines FR+ 33 1 41 86 24 21Eurolines FR
S-BahnS-Bahn
EurowingsEurowings
LufthansaLufthansa
SwissSwiss
KLMKLM
Distribus03-89-69-73-65Distribus
French Railways (SNCF)+33 9 70 60 99 70French Railways (SNCF)
Hahn AirHahn Air
TGV0033 892 353535TGV
Bahn DEBahn DE
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)