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There are 11 ways to get from Poznań 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  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice

$129 - $201

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Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Ostbahnhof
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) SXF - CGN

$51 - $201

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Bus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznan to Cologne Hbf

$65 - $95

Bus, train  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań Główny to Düsseldorf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Hansaring S11 / ...

$56 - $75

Drive, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$129 - $189

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Cologne 505.1 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Poznan to Cologne Bonn  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) POZ - CGN

$57 - $249

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) TXL - CGN

$77 - $193

Fly Poznan to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) POZ - DUS

$87 - $342

Fly Poznan to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Frankfurt (FRA) POZ - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$121 - $356

Train to Wroclaw, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Wroclaw Mikolajow
  2. Fly from Wroclaw (WRO) to Dusseldorf (DUS) WRO - DUS

$63 - $171

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poznań to Cologne is to bus and train which costs 200 zł - 290 zł and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poznań to Cologne is to fly and train which costs 450 zł - 1 400 zł and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Poznan and arriving at Cologne Hbf. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poznań to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Köln Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Poznań and Cologne is 707 km. The road distance is 808.2 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 480 zł - 750 zł.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Poznań to Cologne, including transfers.

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Poznań to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Poznan station.

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Poznań to Cologne train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Cologne is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 480 zł - 750 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 zł - 350 zł and takes 13 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs 210 zł - 950 zł and takes 6 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Poznań to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 441.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Poznań to Cologne via Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Poznań to Cologne 5 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Poznan to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Poznan to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Poznan to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Poznan to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Wroclaw to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Wroclaw to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Poznan to Cologne Bonn via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Wroclaw to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Poznan to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Wroclaw to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Poznan to Cologne Bonn via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$14 - $180
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Poznan to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Intercity.pl
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Train from Poznan Gl. to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Poznan Gl. to Wroclaw Mikolajow
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Hansaring
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Poznan to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Poznań Główny to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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There is no direct flight from Poznan Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Poznań to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Cologne is 808 km. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Poznań to Cologne.

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Eurowings, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Poznan Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 958+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs 3 zł.

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