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There are 11 ways to get from Vaduz to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Basel  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sargans to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Siegburg/Bonn Ice

122€ - 190€

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Bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Vaduz Rheinparkstadion to Munich, Munich central bus station 076
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport K1950 / ...

35€ - 73€

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Train  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Feldkirch to Koeln Hbf Ic

110€ - 150€

Train #2  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Feldkirch to Bingen(Rhein) Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Bingen(Rhein) Hbf to Koeln Sued Re

111€ - 144€

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Vaduz to Cologne 631.5 km

65€ - 100€

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN

102€ - 385€

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf

90€ - 268€

Train to Zurich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

133€ - 368€

Train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf

134€ - 301€

Train, train to Munich, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Sevelen to St. Margrethen
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MUC - CGN

Line 11 bus, train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Vaduz, Post to Feldkirch, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
  3. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Frankfurt (FRA) FDH - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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The cheapest way to get from Vaduz to Cologne is to bus which costs $40 - $90 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Vaduz to Cologne is to train and fly which costs $120 - $460 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaduz to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Sevelen and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Sargans, Basel Sbb and Siegburg/Bonn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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The distance between Vaduz and Cologne is 462 km. The road distance is 631.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vaduz to Cologne without a car is to train via Basel which takes 7h 54m and costs $140 - $230.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Vaduz to Cologne, including transfers.

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Vaduz to Cologne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sargans station.

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The best way to get from Vaduz to Cologne is to train via Basel which takes 7h 54m and costs $140 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $90 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Vaduz to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Siegburg/Bonn station.

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Map of how to get from Vaduz to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 461.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Vaduz, Liechtenstein and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Vaduz to Cologne via Sargans, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Siegburg/Bonn in around 7h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vaduz to Cologne via Munich, Munich central bus station, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Koeln/Bonn Flughafen in around 14h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sargans to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Buchs SG to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Margrethen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sargans to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Feldkirch to Bingen(Rhein) Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from St. Margrethen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Bingen(Rhein) Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Nxg
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Montafonerbahn AG
Phone
+43 5556 9000
Email
info@montafonerbahn.at
Website
montafonerbahn.at
Train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Montafonerbahn AG
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Sevelen to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vaduz Rheinparkstadion to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Karat-S
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Cologne - Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
Verkehrsbetrieb LIECHTENSTEINmobil
Phone
+423 237 94 94
Email
support@liemobil.li
Website
liemobil.li
Bus from Vaduz, Post to Feldkirch, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Verkehrsbetrieb LIECHTENSTEINmobil

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaduz to Cologne is 631 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Vaduz to Cologne.

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

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