Cheap flights from Munich to Cologne

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Travelers usually depart from Munich, München Hauptbahnhof, Munich Central Bus Station, München - Ostbahnhof, or Munich - Pasing when they travel from Munich to Cologne. Book your trip to arrive at Cologne Bonn Airport, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Cologne - Messe/Deutz, Cologne - East, or Bonn UN Campus. The distance between Munich and Cologne is 436 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Lufthansa, Eurowings, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, and easyJet. Munich and Cologne have 126 direct flights per week.

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EurowingsEWGEWNoOpens 24 days before flight
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Austrian AirlinesAUAOSYesNo
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Munich to Cologne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Munich and Cologne takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Munich and Cologne?
The flight distance between Munich and Cologne is 436 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Munich and Cologne?
Several carriers operate flights between Munich and Cologne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Lufthansa, Eurowings.
What are the most popular routes to and from Munich?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Munich and New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Denver, Barcelona, Orlando, Oakland, Tel Aviv, Washington, D.C., Rome, Berlin, Athens, Miami, Dublin, Prague.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cologne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cologne and New York, Los Angeles, London, Boston, Vienna, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Madrid, Budapest, Sofia, Athens, Dublin, Paris, Tirana, Berlin, Warsaw, San Diego, Washington, D.C..
Which airports are there in Munich?
Munich is mainly served by Munich. But there are other airports nearby, including Augsburg.
What airports are near Munich?
The main airport in Munich is Munich. It is also served by Zürich Airport, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Memmingen, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Friedrichshafen, Linz, St. Gallen–Altenrhein.
What airports are near Cologne?
The main airport in Cologne is Cologne Bonn Airport. It is also served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Frankfurt International Airport, Brussels, Brussels South Charleroi, Düsseldorf International Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Luxembourg, Eindhoven, Frankfurt–Hahn, Dortmund.
What buses and trains depart from Munich?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Munich, including Deutsche Bahn.
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