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There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Cologne by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Prague to Cologne Bonn  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) PRG - CGN

$53 - $210

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bonn N84 / ...

$26 - $66

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Bus to Dresden, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) DRS - CGN

$57 - $245

Subway to Prague, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) PRG - DUS
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz

$58 - $223

Bus to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DRS - DUS

$52 - $178

Fly Prague to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$92 - $277

Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$122 - $180

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport

$53 - $93

Drive, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$112 - $165

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Cologne 432.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Cologne is to bus which costs 550 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Cologne is to fly which costs 1 100 Kč - 4 800 Kč and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Prague and Cologne is 536 km. The road distance is 691.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 2 700 Kč - 4 100 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Prague to Cologne, including transfers.

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Prague to Cologne train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Cologne is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 4 800 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2 700 Kč - 4 100 Kč and takes 7 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs 1 100 Kč - 2 100 Kč and takes 10 h 34 min.

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

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Prague to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 335.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Cologne, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Prague to Cologne 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Cologne via Nürnberg ZOB and Nürnberg Hbf in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bonn, Marie-Kahle-Allee
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bonn
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Cologne is 691 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Prague to Cologne.

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

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