Duration 5h 22m
Distance 598.3 km
Average price 95€
Possible routes 13 found

Pilsen to Cologne

Rome2rio has found 13 ways to get from Pilsen to Cologne by bus, train, car and flight. We recommend taking the bus from Plzeň, Plzeň to Nuremberg and then taking the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, which takes around 6h 12m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Plzen to Koln is the cheapest option and takes around 9h 17m. While driving from Pilsen to Cologne is the fastest option and takes around 5h 22m.

Recommended route

Night bus, train

  1. Plzeň, Plzeň
    N168
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
    Ice / ...
  3. Cologne
6h 12m
82€ - 124€
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Bus, train

  1. Plzen
    880 / ...
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
    Ice / ...
  3. Cologne
6h 53m
76€ - 135€

Train

  1. Plzen-Jizni Predmesti
    Sc / ...
  2. Cheb
    5292 / ...
  3. Nuernberg Hbf
    Ice / ...
  4. Cologne
7h 41m
78€ - 124€

Bus

  1. Plzen
    940 / ...
  2. Cologne
9h 17m
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Cheapest
18€ - 59€

Bus via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Plzen
    880
  2. Frankfurt am Main
  3. Cologne
9h 59m
55€ - 85€

Drive

  1. Pilsen
    598 km
  2. Cologne
Fastest
5h 22m
70€ - 110€

Train to Prague, fly to Cologne Bonn

  1. Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
    765 / ...
  2. Prague
    PRG - CGN
  3. Cologne
5h 41m
40€ - 193€

Night bus to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Plzeň, Plzeň
    N168
  2. Nuremberg
    NUE - DUS
  3. Düsseldorf
    Flx20 / ...
  4. Cologne
5h 56m
50€ - 263€

Night bus, train to Munich, fly to Cologne Bonn

  1. Plzeň, Plzeň
    N83
  2. Regensburg Hbf
    Re
  3. Munich
    MUC - CGN
  4. Cologne
6h 23m
74€ - 244€

Train to Prague, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
    765 / ...
  2. Prague
    PRG - DUS
  3. Düsseldorf
    Flx20 / ...
  4. Cologne
6h 27m
45€ - 242€

Night bus to Nuremberg, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Plzeň, Plzeň
    N168
  2. Nuremberg
    NUE - FRA
  3. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
    Ice / ...
  4. Cologne
5h 37m
119€ - 247€

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Cologne Bonn

  1. Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
    765 / ...
  2. Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
    Ec / ...
  3. Dresden
    DRS - CGN
  4. Cologne
7h 41m
49€ - 238€

Train, train to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
    765 / ...
  2. Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
    Ec / ...
  3. Dresden
    DRS - DUS
  4. Düsseldorf
    Flx20 / ...
  5. Cologne
8h 32m
49€ - 217€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Pilsen to Cologne? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Cologne is to bus which costs 460 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Cologne is to drive which costs 1 800 Kč - 2 700 Kč and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Plzen and arriving at Cologne via Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Plzen-Jizni Predmesti and arriving at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Cheb and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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The distance between Pilsen and Cologne is 475 km. The road distance is 598.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Cologne without a car is to night bus and train which takes 6h 12m and costs 2 000 Kč - 3 200 Kč.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Pilsen to Cologne, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Plzen station.

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Pilsen to Cologne train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen-Jizni Predmesti station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Cologne is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs 1 900 Kč - 3 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 460 Kč - 1 600 Kč and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Pilsen to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Cologne station.

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Pilsen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Cologne is 598 km. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Pilsen to Cologne.

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Swiss, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 1110+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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How to travel from Pilsen to Cologne

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Pilsen to Cologne right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Pilsen and Cologne?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Cologne via Cheb and Nuernberg Hbf in around 7h 41m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Pilsen to Cologne twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 9h. RegioJet also services this route once daily.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€

Cologne, Germany

Cologne is the largest city in the German federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth-largest city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich). It is located within the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, one of the major European metropolitan regions and the largest in Germany with more than ten million inhabitants. - Wikipedia

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