COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Germany. Learn More.

There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAD - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf

35€ - 379€

8 alternative options

Fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MAD - CGN

51€ - 164€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 29m

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

61€ - 161€

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brussels (BRU) MAD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf

79€ - 986€

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Luxembourg (LUX) MAD - LUX
  2. Take the train from Wasserbillig to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf

46€ - 184€

Train  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf

260€ - 466€

Bus via Burgos  •  29h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos
  2. Take the bus from Buniel, International Interconnection Hub to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N1153

97€ - 140€

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Cologne-Main Station

160€ - 230€

Drive  •  16h 14m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne 1746.2 km

180€ - 280€

Spain → Germany
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Germany from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Germany from Spain

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Finland: Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi, South Ostrobothnia, North Ostrobothnia, Keski-Suomi
Greece: Central Macedonia, East Macedonia and Thrace, Attica, Central Greece, West Greece
Norway: Oslo, Viken

This applies to arrivals from Austria, Botswana, Brazil, Czech Republic, Eswatini, Ireland, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Ecuador, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Mexico, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestine, Panama, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Show less

Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Spain.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hotel Boulevard, Cologne 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, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is to fly and train, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 9h 27m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 380€ and takes 6h 27m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Cologne-Main Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 7h.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 7m.

More details

The distance between Madrid and Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is 1430 km. The road distance is 1746.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne without a car is to train which takes 15h 7m and costs 260€ - 470€.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne, including transfers.

More details

Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

More details

Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

More details

The best way to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is to fly which takes 7h 43m and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 470€ and takes 15h 7m, you could also bus via Burgos, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 29h 38m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1430.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Hotel Boulevard, Cologne, Germany?

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Koeln Hbf in around 15h 7m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 2400€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Madrid to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 400€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Cologne Bonn via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 110€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
22€ - 160€
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 110€
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 100€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Madrid to Cologne Bonn via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 190€
Flights from Madrid to Cologne Bonn via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Flights from Madrid to Cologne Bonn via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO 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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Wasserbillig to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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 Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Burgos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Cologne-Main Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
alsa.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Buniel, International Interconnection Hub to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

Search flights

Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cologne-Main Station.

More details

Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne is 1746 km. It takes approximately 16h 14m to drive from Madrid to Hotel Boulevard, Cologne.

Get driving directions

Air Europa, Iberia, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

Search flights

There are 1773+ hotels available in Hotel Boulevard, Cologne. Prices start at 75€ per night.

More details