Munich to Cologne

Munich to Cologne

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Instant
07:00
Munich Central Bus Station
11h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport
Instant
07:50
Munich Central Bus Station
10h 40m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport
Instant Fastest
06:45
MUC Munich Airport
1h 5m flight #LH1972 with Lufthansa in Economy
07:50
CGN Cologne Airport

From Munich Central Bus Station to Cologne by Buses

Instant
07:00
Munich Central Bus Station
11h 30m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport
Instant
07:50
Munich Central Bus Station
10h 40m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport
Instant
08:45
Munich Central Bus Station
9h 45m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport
Instant
09:45
Munich Central Bus Station
8h 45m bus ride in Standard AC
18:30
Cologne Airport

From Munich Airport to Cologne by Flights

Instant Fastest
06:45
MUC Munich Airport
1h 5m flight #LH1972 with Lufthansa in Economy
07:50
CGN Cologne Airport
Instant
08:05
MUC Munich Airport
1h 10m flight #EW91 with Eurowings in Economy
09:15
CGN Cologne Airport
Instant
09:05
MUC Munich Airport
1h 10m flight #EW81 with Eurowings in Economy
10:15
CGN Cologne Airport
Instant Fastest
11:10
MUC Munich Airport
1h 5m flight #LH1976 with Lufthansa in Economy
12:15
CGN Cologne Airport
Instant Fastest
18:30
MUC Munich Airport
1h 5m flight #LH1988 with Lufthansa in Economy
19:35
CGN Cologne Airport
Instant
19:50
MUC Munich Airport
1h 10m flight #EW87 with Eurowings in Economy
21:00
CGN Cologne Airport

Transportation from Munich to Cologne

  • Buses
    € 16
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Munich to Cologne

Travelling between Munich and Cologne is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 425.34 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 16.19.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Cologne?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 25 hours to travel between Munich and Cologne depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Munich and Cologne. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 40m to reach Cologne.

How much does it cost to get from Munich to Cologne?

Travelling between Munich and Cologne can be as cheap as EUR 16.19 if you opt for a Blablabus bus and as expensive as EUR 425.34 if you buy a Turkish Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Munich and Cologne ?

  • 23 from Munich to Cologne starting from 06:45 Munich Airport until 21:15 Munich Airport
  • 1 from Munich to Cologne starting from 09:45 Munich Central Bus Station until 09:45 Munich Central Bus Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Munich to Cologne.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Munich to Cologne, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 51.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Munich and Cologne

Air Europa, Austrian Airlines, Condor, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa, SunExpress, Turkish Airlines

Bus

Travelling from Munich to Cologne overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Munich and Cologne

Blablabus

What is the most popular transport to get from Munich to Cologne?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus