Travel from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln

3h 32min
39 lb of CO2
5h 47min
33 lb of CO2
4h 38min
416 lb of CO2

Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln Flights

There are 2 airports — FKB, MHG — that make sense to fly out of from Friedrichstal (Baden) and 2 airports — CGN, DUS — to access Köln. The best deals are usually found by flying out of MHG.

2h 42min
31 lb of CO2

Drive from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln

It's 143 miles between Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 42min and 2h 51min from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 59min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Köln by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $19.

What is the best way to travel from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln. The fastest way out of Karlsruhe towards Brühl is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Köln area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $35. DB operates from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln?

On your trip from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln North Rhine-Westphalia - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Köln is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Friedrichstal (Baden)/Köln buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Friedrichstal (Baden) is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Friedrichstal (Baden) and Köln during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Köln traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Köln is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln is by bus. The bus costs $35 roughly and will take 4 hours 22 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln?

The train costs about $85 between Friedrichstal (Baden) and Köln. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 32 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Friedrichstal (Baden), which is 0 miles from Friedrichstal (Baden). Further, once you arrive at Cologne or you will still have 0 miles to Köln.

How long does it take from Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln by car?

The total distance between Friedrichstal (Baden) and Köln is 143 miles and will take you about 2 hours 42 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $19.

Friedrichstal (Baden) to Köln Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $35
Fastest Way Train — 3h 32min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 25 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 143 miles
Travel Companies DB

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