There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5h

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

39€ - 112€

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DUB - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Süd

76€ - 164€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 53m

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

73€ - 283€

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Eindhoven (EIN) DUB - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln-Ehrenfeld

39€ - 160€

Car ferry, train  •  13h 33m

  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 Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice

286€ - 903€

Car ferry, train via Grays  •  14h

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

292€ - 916€

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice

67€ - 167€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  27h 7m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 1920

45€ - 75€

Car ferry, drive  •  25h 21m

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

125€ - 215€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 27h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 5h.

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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 13h 33m and costs 280€ - 950€.

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It takes approximately 5h 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 2h.

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Universität zu Köln is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 11:55 AM in Dublin and 12:55 PM in Universität zu Köln.

British Airways, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 974+ 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 bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Universität zu Köln.
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  • Distance: 936.8 km
  • Duration: 5h

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

Eurowings, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Universität zu Köln every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 95€
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 95€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 370€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Süd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express Rail
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln-Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln-Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln-Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
95€ - 120€
Standard Premier
140€ - 180€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
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 London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
39€
Small Car
133€

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