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

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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Bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport 108 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$77 - $106

Cheapest option

Train TransRegio  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd Rb26

$74 - $106

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$82 - $118

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$75 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Walldorf to Cologne 163.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Wiesloch-Walldorf to Heidelberg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  5. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$139 - $339

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Wiesloch-Walldorf to Bruchsal
  2. Take the train from Bruchsal to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$119 - $245

Questions & Answers

The distance between Walldorf and Cologne is 218 km. The road distance is 261.8 km.

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The best way to get from Walldorf to Cologne without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Walldorf to Cologne, including transfers.

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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 Walldorf to Cologne is 262 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Walldorf to Cologne.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Walldorf to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 136.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Walldorf to Cologne hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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 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 Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wiesloch-Walldorf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wiesloch-Walldorf to Bruchsal
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bruchsal to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trans-regio.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 Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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