Travel from Pirmasens to Cologne

4h 51min
27 lb of CO2
4h 12min
52 lb of CO2
4h 28min
401 lb of CO2

Pirmasens to Cologne Flights

There are 2 airports — ZQW, SCN — that make sense to fly out of from Pirmasens and 1 airports — CGN — to access Cologne. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ZQW.

2h 23min
27 lb of CO2

Drive from Pirmasens to Cologne

It's 124 miles between Pirmasens to Cologne. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Pirmasens to Cologne under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Cologne 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 $16.

What is the best way to travel from Pirmasens to Cologne?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Pirmasens to Cologne. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Pirmasens to Cologne?

On your trip from Pirmasens to Cologne, 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.

Pirmasens to Cologne - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Pirmasens to Cologne. 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 Cologne is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Pirmasens/Cologne buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Pirmasens 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 Pirmasens Rheinland-Pfalz and Cologne 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 Pirmasens to Cologne? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Cologne 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 Cologne 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 Pirmasens to Cologne?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Pirmasens to Cologne is by bus. The bus costs $31 roughly and will take 3 hours 41 minutes.

Is there a train from Pirmasens to Cologne?

Yes, trains between Pirmasens area and Cologne, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 4 hours 41 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Landstuhl, which is about 15 miles from Pirmasens. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Frankfurt (M) Galluswarte Gutleutviertel, Bürstadt, Walldorf (Hess) Mörfelden-Walldorf.

How long does it take from Pirmasens to Cologne by car?

The total distance between Pirmasens and Cologne is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Pirmasens to Cologne Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $31
Fastest Way Bus — 3h 41min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 21 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 123 miles
Travel Companies DB

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