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There are 11 ways to get from Cologne to Tuscany by plane, train, car train, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Cologne Bonn to Pisa  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Pisa (PSA) CGN - PSA

77€ - 174€

Cheapest option

Fly Cologne Bonn to Bologna, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pistoia

61€ - 278€

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Fly Cologne Bonn to Florence  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Florence (FLR) CGN - FLR

89€ - 666€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Florence  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Florence (FLR) DUS - FLR

85€ - 326€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  4h 43m

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

111€ - 350€

Train  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

169€ - 261€

Train via Zürich  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

175€ - 282€

Car train, drive  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 1385
  2. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

89€ - 165€

Bus  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Florence, Florence N537

68€ - 116€

Bus via Strasbourg  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Firenze

123€ - 204€

Drive  •  10h 43m

  1. Drive from Cologne to Florence 711.9 miles

140€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Tuscany is to fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Tuscany is to fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Tuscany. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Firenze via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Tuscany. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Basel Sbb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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The distance between Cologne and Tuscany is 889 km. The road distance is 1139 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Tuscany without a car is to train which takes 10h 58m and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Cologne to Tuscany, including transfers.

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

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Cologne to Tuscany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Tuscany is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs 75€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 270€ and takes 10h 58m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 18h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Tuscany.
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  • Distance: 555.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Tuscany, Italy?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and easyJet fly from Cologne to Pisa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Florence via Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Milano Centrale in around 10h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 600€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 430€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 290€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 950€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
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, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
17€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Firenze Smn to Pistoia
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
5€ - 6€
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Cologne to Tuscany bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Cologne to Tuscany train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Tuscany is 1139 km. It takes approximately 10h 43m to drive from Cologne to Tuscany.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa and easyJet offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Pisa Airport.

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Book your Cologne to Tuscany bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 3672+ hotels available in Tuscany. Prices start at 62€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 1€ - 15€.

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