There are 5 ways to get from Duisburg to Cologne by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Duisburg to Cologne 40.2 miles

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg ZOB to Köln ZOB

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Duisburg to Cologne 40.2 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Duisburg to Cologne 40.2 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Duisburg to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Duisburg to Cologne is to train which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Duisburg and Cologne is 57 km. The road distance is 64.3 km.

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The train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln Hbf takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Duisburg ZOB and arriving at Köln ZOB. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Duisburg Hbf and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Duisburg to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Duisburg, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Duisburg to Cologne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 36 min. Flixtrain also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Duisburg to Cologne once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg ZOB to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Duisburg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Duisburg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Taxi Dina
Phone
+49 201/8308877
Website
taxi-dina.de
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Website
taxi-duesseldorf.com

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