There are 12 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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

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Train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$154 - $335

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Carferry, drive  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the carferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  2. Drive from IJmuiden to Cologne

$68 - $258

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Train via Sheffield  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$265 - $497

Bus  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 815

$90 - $139

Carferry, train  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the carferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International

$91 - $287

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$352 - $478

Fly Newcastle to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NCL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$86 - $365

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) EDI - CGN

$96 - $432

Fly Newcastle to Brussels, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) NCL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$118 - $375

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LBA - DUS

$95 - $431

Train to Manchester, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAN - DUS

$117 - $280

Fly Newcastle to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Amsterdam (AMS) NCL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf

$109 - $322

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Köln Hauptbahnhof via London St. Pancras International and Brussels Midi-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne is 455 miles.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Cologne is 1 h ahead of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is currently 10:45 AM in Newcastle upon Tyne and 11:45 AM in Cologne.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Eurowings, Air France, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 454.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussels Midi-Zuid in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf in around 19 h 53 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $70
1st Class
$80 - $130
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170

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