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There are 5 ways to get from Koblenz to Cologne by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re8 / ...

$20 - $40

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Rideshare  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Koblenz to Cologne 63.9 miles

$5 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Coblenz to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 027 / ...

$21 - $28

Night train  •  1 h

  1. Take the night train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic

$25 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Koblenz to Cologne 64.8 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Koblenz to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 11€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koblenz to Cologne is to night train which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Köln, Dom / Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Koblenz and Cologne is 78 km. The road distance is 103.6 km.

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The best way to get from Koblenz to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 17€ - 35€.

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The train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Köln, Dom / Hbf takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Koblenz to Cologne train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Koblenz to Cologne is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 17€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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Koblenz to Cologne train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Koblenz to Cologne is 104 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Koblenz to Cologne.

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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Bahn DE operates a train from Koblenz to Cologne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $28 - $33 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Koblenz to Cologne twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Koblenz, Lützel Bf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
trans-regio.de
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 Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Coblenz to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Koblenz to Cologne
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Koblenz and Cologne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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