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There are 10 ways to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne by train, bus, car 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  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$153 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Cologne Ouibus

$43 - $58

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Köln

$66 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne 311.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$91 - $288

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS

$79 - $244

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$108 - $358

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$142 - $394

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  3. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd

$126 - $345

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf

$128 - $381

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Orly Sud and arriving at Köln via Denfert-Rochereau - Arago, Chatelet and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Orly-Sud and arriving at Köln Hauptbahnhof via Antony and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and Cologne is 410 km. The road distance is 498.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne, including transfers.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 130€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 256.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne twice daily. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Cologne
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
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 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Köln station.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne is 499 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Cologne.

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Transavia Holland, Transavia France and British Airways offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 977+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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