Cologne to Phantasialand: Best Ways to Get There

Updated on October 5, 2023  

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Welcome to our guide on how to get from Cologne to Phantasialand, the renowned amusement park located in Brühl, Germany.

In this article, we'll provide you with detailed information on various transportation options, including tram, train, and car routes, to ensure you have a smooth and enjoyable journey to this exciting destination.

How to Get to Phantasialand from Cologne

By Tram and Shuttle

One convenient way to reach Phantasialand from Cologne is by tram and shuttle. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tram 18 to Brühl: Start your journey by taking tram 18 from Cologne City Centre to Brühl. If you're traveling with two adults and a child, consider buying a day ticket for five people (24StundenTicket).
  2. Brühl Mitte station: Arrive at Brühl Mitte station.
  3. Shuttle to Phantasialand: From Brühl Mitte, you can take a shuttle bus directly to Phantasialand. This bus ride is a convenient and quick way to reach the park.

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By Train

Another option from Cologne is to take a regional train (S-Bahn) to Brühl Hauptbahnhof (Hbf), the main train station in Brühl. From there, you have several choices:

  1. Taxi: You can take a taxi directly to Phantasialand, which is just a short ride from Brühl Hbf,  but it's often more budget-friendly to take the bus.
  2. Bus: Alternatively, you can take bus lines 721 or 978 from the Brühl Hbf bus stop to the Phantasialand bus stop. The bus ride typically takes around 10-15 minutes.
  3. Shuttle to Phantasialand: From Brühl Hbf, you can also take a shuttle bus directly to Phantasialand. This bus ride is a convenient and quick way to reach the park.
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Using the Phantasialand Shuttle Bus

Phantasialand offers a convenient shuttle bus service connected to the KVB stop of line 18 "Brühl-Mitte" and the train station "Brühl Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)." [1]

The round-trip ticket for the shuttle costs €4 per person, and children up to 1m in height, blind guests, and wheelchair users travel free of charge upon presenting a valid official disabled person's pass.

  • Summer Schedule: The shuttle bus operates during Phantasialand's regular opening hours from April to November.
  • Winter Schedule: The shuttle bus operates during Phantasialand's regular opening hours from November to January. Please note there is no shuttle bus service on Christmas Day and New Year Day.

By Car

If you're driving to Phantasialand, you can easily access the park via the A553 motorway, taking the Brühl-Süd exit (Exit 2). The park's address is Berggeiststraße 31-41, 50321 Brühl.

Please note that there are two parking lots available: "Mystery" (P1) and "China" (P2), both with a daily parking fee of €7. Payment can be made in cash or by debit card at the car park terminals on P1, while P2 accepts cash only upon entry.

Keep in mind that parking spaces cannot be reserved, and camping or tent setup is not allowed.

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