Cologne to Duisburg: By Train, Boat or Bus?

Updated on October 25, 2023  

cologne to duisburg

As I live near Cologne, friends visiting here often ask me about the most efficient and cost-effective way to travel to neighboring cities. One common question is "What's the best way to get to Duisburg from Cologne?"

Fortunately, there are plenty of options available from Cologne, whether it is by train, bus, car rental and even flight! Each one has its pros and cons, which I'll outline below.

So keep reading to find out the best ways to get from Cologne to Duisburg!