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There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Toulouse by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Toulouse (TLS) CGN - TLS

$68 - $670

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Toulouse (TLS) DUS - TLS

$99 - $332

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Toulouse (TLS) FRA - TLS

$101 - $317

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Toulouse (TLS) BRU - TLS

$94 - $321

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Toulouse (TLS) AMS - TLS

$110 - $288

Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Toulouse (TLS) CRL - TLS

$85 - $261

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Toulouse (TLS) LIL - TLS

$131 - $336

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$297 - $352

Train  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Nancy, Ville Ter
  4. Take the train from Nancy Ville to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$226 - $261

Train, bus  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Airport to Toulouse N781

$107 - $189

Bus  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Agen
  2. Take the bus from Agen to Toulouse

$135 - $189

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Toulouse 725.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Toulouse via Agen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via Trier, Hauptbahnhof, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale and Nancy Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 6 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Toulouse is 914 km. The road distance is 1160.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 9 h 6 min and costs 250€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Cologne to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Cologne to Toulouse bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Köln station.

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Cologne to Toulouse train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Toulouse is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 55€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 310€ and takes 9 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 17 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 571.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Toulouse, France?

Lufthansa, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Toulouse hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Toulouse via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Toulouse via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Toulouse via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Toulouse via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Toulouse via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Nancy Ville to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $360
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Nancy, Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Airport to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Agen
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Agen to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Toulouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Cologne to Toulouse bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Cologne to Toulouse train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Toulouse is 1160 km. It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to drive from Cologne to Toulouse.

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Eurowings, Volotea, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 665+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 13€ - 16€.

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