There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Cologne by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Warsaw to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) WAW - DUS

$40 - $162

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Fly Warsaw to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) WAW - CGN

$92 - $263

Fly Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki (WMI) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) WMI - CGN

$41 - $167

Fly Warsaw to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Frankfurt (FRA) WAW - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$101 - $250

Train Polish Railways (PKP)  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice

$143 - $221

Train Russian Railways  •  16 h 16 min

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

$164 - $214

Bus  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Cologne Hbf

$76 - $111

Bus, train  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Bochum
  2. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena Re1

$78 - $102

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Cologne 692.7 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Cologne is to fly which costs 150 zł - 650 zł and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Cologne is to fly which costs 150 zł - 650 zł and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Cologne is 981 km. The road distance is 1108.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Warsaw to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Cologne Hbf via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Köln Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 612.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Cologne, Germany?

LOT, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Warsaw to Cologne hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Cologne via Berlin Hbf and Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Warsaw to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt via Katowice
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Warsaw to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Warsaw to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Warsaw to Frankfurt via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Frankfurt(Main)Süd
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Warsaw to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Bochum
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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