There are 11 ways to get from Sorrento to Cologne by subway, plane, train, car 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.

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Subway to Naples, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) NAP - CGN

$110 - $425

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Subway, train to Rome Ciampino, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
  3. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) CIA - CGN

$71 - $373

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Subway to Naples, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NAP - DUS

$96 - $347

Subway to Naples, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Frankfurt (FRA) NAP - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$114 - $376

Subway, train to Rome, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
  3. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FCO - DUS

$102 - $327

Subway, train  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$198 - $429

Subway, train, cartrain  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  4. Take the cartrain from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf

$116 - $266

Bus  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento to Roma
  2. Take the bus from Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

$134 - $218

Subway, bus  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Köln

$163 - $284

Drive, train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Sorrento to Augsburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$277 - $405

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sorrento to Cologne 1027.4 miles

$240 - $360

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No, there is no direct bus from Sorrento to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Sorrento and arriving at Cologne via Rome and Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 29 min.

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The distance between Sorrento and Cologne is 1281 km. The road distance is 1643.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sorrento to Cologne without a car is to subway and train which takes 15 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Sorrento to Cologne, including transfers.

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Sorrento to Cologne bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Sorrento station.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento to Cologne is 1644 km. It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to drive from Sorrento to Cologne.

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Naples Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sorrento to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 800.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Sorrento, Italy and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a bus from Sorrento to Cologne via Roma, Rome, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, and Frankfurt am Main in around 28 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Naples to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Naples to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Naples to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Naples to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Naples to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $190
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$69
Motorcycle
$115
Vehicle
$127
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Sorrento to Roma
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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 Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Naples to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Köln
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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