There are 10 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 22 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 Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...

$148 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
  4. Take the bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf

$93 - $153

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 1920

$142 - $220

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 21 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 Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...

$358 - $492

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cologne

$156 - $228

Fly Newcastle to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NCL - DUS

$102 - $389

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 51 min

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

$134 - $460

Fly Newcastle to Brussels, train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$124 - $363

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MAN - CGN

$108 - $468

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

$99 - $440

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 Bruxelles Midi in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Aachen in around 17 h 47 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 Leeds Bradford to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
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
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$69 - $72
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
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
$186
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $49
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $40
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne is 728 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne is to bus which costs £65 - £110 and takes 17 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs £70 - £280.

Is there a direct train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne?

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Köln Hbf via London St. Pancras International and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne?

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Cologne Hbf via London, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Aachen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne, including transfers.