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Trip Venice Cologne

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Venice to Cologne

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How to get from Venice to Cologne?

We are suggesting 34 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Venice Cologne. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Venice Cologne

For your trip from Venice (Veneto, Italy) to Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) with a distance of 454 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Venice > Cologne will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Venice and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Treviso TSF airport, 16.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Cologne (Cologne Bonn airport, IATA code: CGN) operated by Germanwings.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Cologne from Venice without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Venice-Munich and Munich-Cologne.
You will board a coach of Hellö or FlixBus in Venice. The bus will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station (0.2 mi from Munich, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Venezia Tronchetto Stazione bus station (1.7 mi from Venice) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Munich. Once arrived in Munich, take another coach of ADAC PostBus or FlixBus that will take you to Cologne bus station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Venice to Cologne without changing trains but some trains run on lines Venice-Munich and Munich-Cologne allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains IC 89 of Deutsche Bahn to Munich leave from Venezia Santa Lucia railway station in Venice. Arrival in Munich will take place at München Hbf station (1 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Munich where the train ICE or CityNightLine Pollux operated by Deutsche Bahn leave for Cologne.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Munich-Cologne will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Venice and Cologne?

Airlines
Germanwings carries out a flight from Treviso TSF airport situated 16.8 mi away from the city centre of Venice to Cologne (arrival at Cologne Bonn CGN airport)
Lufthansa flies on the routes from Marco Polo VCE airport (located 4.9 mi from Venice, Italy) to Munich (serving Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport) and from Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport situated 18 mi away from the city centre of Munich to Cologne (arrival at Cologne Bonn CGN airport)
Alitalia schedules the flight from Marco Polo VCE airport (located 4.9 mi from Venice, Italy) to Dusseldorf (serving Dusseldorf DUS airport)
Air Berlin ensures the flight route from Marco Polo VCE airport situated 4.9 mi away from the city centre of Venice to Dusseldorf (arrival at Dusseldorf DUS airport)
Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides rail connections Venice-Munich with the train IC 89 from Venezia Santa Lucia railway station (1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of München Hbf at arrival (1 mi from centre) and from Munich to Cologne with the train CityNightLine Pollux which leaves München Hbf station to arrive at Köln Hbf railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line Frankfurt am Main-Cologne with the train InterCity (IC) from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof railway station (6.8 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Köln Hbf at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
HKX operates the train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne with the train which leaves Frankfurt (Main) Hbf station to arrive at Köln Hbf railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
ÖBB provides a rail connection Frankfurt am Main-Cologne with the train Euronight from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf railway station (0.8 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Köln Hbf at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Munich-Cologne (284 mi)
Bus companies
FlixBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Venice (Tronchetto) in Venice and to the one of Munich central bus station (Bavaria Germany) and between the city of Munich (serving München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Cologne where the coach will drop you off at Koln station situated at about 0.2 mi from Cologne city centre.
ADAC PostBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) in Munich and to the one of Koln (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
The coach company DeinBus carries out the route between the city of Stuttgart (serving Stuttgart Obertürkheim bus station at 4 mi from centre) and the city of Cologne where the coach will drop you off at Köln-Deutz station situated at about 1.2 mi from Cologne city centre.
The network of Onebus includes a coach line from the bus station of Stuttgart Obertürkheim in Stuttgart and to the one of Koln (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)
The bus company Hellö operates the intercity service between the city of Venice (serving Venezia Tronchetto Stazione bus station at 1.7 mi from centre) and the city of Munich where the coach will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.2 mi from Munich city centre.
Bohr is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Düsseldorf in Dusseldorf and to the one of Köln-Deutz (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany)

Stop cities from Venice or cities to visit near Cologne

When travelling from Cologne to Venice by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Dusseldorf located at 22 mi from Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main 95 mi away from Cologne (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Cologne or back to Venice, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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