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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Cologne Bonn  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) DUB - CGN

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DUB - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Sued

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUB - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf

Car ferry, train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice

Car ferry, train, bus  •  27h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to D-Worringer Platz,W57 080
  5. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Sued Re / ...

Car ferry, train, bus via Newport  •  27h 17m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the bus from Newport South Wales Train Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 815

Car ferry, drive  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Universität zu Köln

Car ferry, train, bus #2  •  34h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ter
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Brussels-North train station 712 / ...
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...

Dublin to Universität zu Köln by car ferry, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Dublin and Universität zu Köln is around 14h 53m and covers a distance of around 1130 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 5m. Services are operated by Stena Line, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
14h 53m Average Duration
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Ireland → Germany
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Universität zu Köln is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Universität zu Köln is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Universität zu Köln is 1.5 metres.

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

No, returning to Ireland from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln is to fly which costs €35 - €260 and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln is to fly which costs €35 - €260 and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between Dublin and Universität zu Köln is 937 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 14h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Universität zu Köln is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 9:57 AM in Dublin and 10:57 AM in Universität zu Köln.

Swiss, Aer Lingus, Eurowings and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 502+ hotels available in Universität zu Köln. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 703 bus which takes 13 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln.
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  • Distance: 936.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Universität zu Köln, Germany?

Eurowings, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Universität zu Köln 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €240
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €240
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €410
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
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 Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Transport for Wales
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to D-Worringer Platz,W57
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Newport Train Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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