There are 9 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to 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  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf

$59 - $223

8 alternative options

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) CDG - CGN

$89 - $335

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$90 - $331

Fly to Brussels, train  •  3 h 59 min

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

$128 - $343

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf

$104 - $357

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...

$73 - $147

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
  3. Take the bus from Aachen to Cologne Hbf

$63 - $91

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Köln

$74 - $138

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne 289.7 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Cologne, Germany?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne via Bruxelles Midi in around 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Dusseldorf, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Aachen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Köln
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Cologne is 380 km. The road distance is 463 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne is to fly and train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 190€.

No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV and arriving at Köln Hbf via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Cologne, including transfers.