There are 4 ways to get from Nancy to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy, Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Ter
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Köln Hbf Re

$8

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Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N730

$22 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Nancy to Cologne 203.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy, Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$106 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Nancy to Cologne is to train which costs 7€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nancy to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nancy to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Nancy, Ville and arriving at Köln Hbf via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Nancy and Cologne is 256 km. The road distance is 325.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 7€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Nancy to Cologne, including transfers.

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Nancy to Cologne train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Nancy, Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Cologne is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 7€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Nancy to Cologne train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nancy to Cologne is 325 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Nancy to Cologne.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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  • Distance: 160 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Nancy, France and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Nancy to Cologne via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nancy to Cologne once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Nancy, Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Nancy to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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