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There are 7 ways to get from Suhl to Cologne by car, train or plane

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Drive, train  •  3 h 53 min

  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

$77 - $124

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 25 min

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

$95 - $138

Train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG Stb 44 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic

$95 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Suhl to Cologne 219.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train, train to Leipzig, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  3. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LEJ - CGN

$94 - $252

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS

$96 - $295

Train, train to Leipzig, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  3. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LEJ - DUS

$104 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from Suhl to Cologne is to drive which costs 40€ - 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 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Suhl to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Suhl ZUG and arriving at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Erfurt Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 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 train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Suhl to Cologne, including transfers.

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Suhl to Cologne train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, depart from Suhl ZUG station.

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The quickest flight from Leipzig Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Suhl to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 166.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Suhl to Cologne via Erfurt Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
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
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 Erfurt Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Suhl ZUG to Erfurt Hbf ZUG
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf ZUG to Halle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
abellio.de

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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