There are 8 ways to get from Suhl to Cologne by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Suhl to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$83 - $124

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Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Schweinfurt 015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Schweinfurt to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 068

$39 - $63

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Bus, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Würzburg 015 / ...
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$82 - $126

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gotha to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$170 - $229

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Suhl to Cologne 219.3 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Würzburg
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS

$126 - $358

Bus, train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Coburg
  2. Take the train from Coburg to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS

$88 - $309

Train to Dresden, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gotha to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) DRS - CGN

$187 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Suhl to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suhl to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Suhl and Cologne is 266 km. The road distance is 350.9 km.

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The best way to get from Suhl to Cologne without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Suhl to Cologne, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Suhl to Cologne is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suhl to Cologne is 351 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Suhl to Cologne.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 924+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Suhl to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 166.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Suhl, Thuringia, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Suhl to Cologne via Gotha and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Suhl to Cologne via Zella-Mehlis, Schweinfurt, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
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 Fulda to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Gotha to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Coburg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Gotha to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Zella-Mehlis to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zella-Mehlis to Schweinfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Schweinfurt to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zella-Mehlis to Coburg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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