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Cologne, Germany’s fourth biggest metropolis, is located in the western part of the republic, in North-Rhine Westphalia north of the former capital Bonn. The river Rhine separates the city into a left (including Old Town) and right part.

You may easily acces via car, train or bus, long-distance coach and airplane.

Please select the type of travel:

Via car

Note: We highly recommend to use the local public transportation system on race day!

 

Should you nonetheless want to or are forced to use the car navigate to the numerous P+R stations in Cologne and proceed via local public transportation with your VRS ticket free of charge (on your bib number) directly to the starting area in Deutz. Attached to your bib number please find an additional ticket for an accompanying adult and 2 children (until the age of 14 years) for travelling in the entire VRS area on race day.

The P+R stations are sorted by city quarters with information on the corresponding KVB lines and exits:

  • Bocklemünd: P+R Bocklemünd   Waze | Google Maps (Venloer Str. 1150, 50829 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ lines 3, 4 Bocklemünd to Bf Deutz/Messe
  • Brück: P+R Parkhaus Brück Mauspfad   Waze | Google Maps (Brücker Mauspfad, 51109 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ line 3 Brück Mauspfad to Bf Deutz/Messe
  • Dellbrück: P+R Dellbrück   Waze | Google Maps (Diepeschrather Str. 2, 51069 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ S11 Köln, Dellbrück S-Bahn to Köln Messe/Deutz
  • Gremberghoven: Park And Ride Frankfurter Straße S-Bahn   Waze | Google Maps (Gotlandstraße 2, 51107 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ S13, S19 S Frankfurter Straße to Köln Messe/Deutz
  • Junkersdorf: P+R Stadion   Waze | Google Maps (Aachener Str. 1003, 50933 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ prior to 8:00 a.m.: line 1 Rheinenergie-Stadion or Junkersdorf to Bf Deutz/Messe
    ➡ after 8:00 a.m.: line 1 Rheinenergie-Stadion or Junkersdorf to Aachener Str. /Gürtel, change to line 13 at Aachener Str./Gürtel to K-Ehrenfeld, change to line 3 or 4 K-Ehrenfeld to BF Deutz/Messe or S12, S13, S19 to K-Messe / Deutz
  • Marsdorf: P+R Parkhaus   Waze | Google Maps (Emmy-Noether-Straße 12, 50858 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ prior to 7:30 a.m.: line 7 Köln Marsdorf Haus Vorst to Bf Deutz/Messe
    ➡ after 7:30 p.m.: line 7 Köln Marsdorf Haus Vorst to Aachener Str. /Gürtel, change to line 13 Aachener Str./Gürtel to K-Ehrenfeld, change to line 3 or 4 K-Ehrenfeld to BF Deutz/Messe or S12, S13, S19 to K-Messe / Deutz
  • Rath-Heumar: P+R Königsforst   Waze | Google Maps (Rather Mauspfad 9A, 51107 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ line 9 Königsforst Köln-Rath/Heumar to Bf Deutz/Messe
  • Weiden: P+R Weiden   Waze | Google Maps (Bonnstraße 1, 50859 Cologne/Köln)
    ➡ S12, S13, S19 Köln-Weiden West to Köln Messe/Deutz
  • Hürth: Park und Ride Hürth Kiebitzweg   Waze | Google Maps (Luxemburger Str. 209, 50354 Hürth)
    ➡ line 18 Kiebitzweg to Dom/Köln Hbf and footwalk via Hohenzollernbrücke or line 18 Kiebitzweg to Poststr., change to line 3 or 4 Poststr. to Bf Deutz/Messe

Please find a map with all free streets here.

 

Stress-free navigation via Waze

Waze-IconWe again offer the car navigation via Waze, the community-based map and traffic app in real-time!

Navigate via Waze and …

  • … find the best and fastest route,
  • … circumnavigate in Waze provided road closures (like ours for the marathon),
  • … get traffic information from other drivers in real-time,
  • … report traffic information within the Waze community on your own,
  • … get your current pace,
  • … collect point as a goodie for using Waze,

And the best is: We include all road closures concerning the marathon in this app including closure times. So should you use the app on the race weekend all our road closures will be considered and you will drive around them!

Download the waze app in the App Store or Google Play Store.

 

Foto BMW i3 im ZielThe starting area will be located next to Deutz station (Bahnhof Deutz) on Opladener Straße. Please access this area on race day via highway Autobahn A3, exit at junction Autobahnkreuz Köln-Ost (27) via B55A towards downtown (Köln-Zentrum), Deutz.  Waze | Google Maps

 

Parking lots with costs may be found in LANXESS arena car parks (EUR 5.50).

 

via bus and train

Please make use of the P+R stations from where you have easy access with your VRS online ticket to the starting area in Deutz. On your bib number you will find an additional ticket for an accompanying adult and two children (till the age of 14) for using trams and busses within the entire VRS area on race day.

 

Here please find an overview of busses and trains that will bring you to the starting area:

 

Logo KVBlocal KVB trams and busses
lines 1, 3, 4 and 9: exit at Bahnhof Deutz/Messe, Bahnhof Deutz/Lanxess arena, Koelnmesse or Deutzer Freiheit (special schedule), walking distance to the starting area

Book KVB ticket

 

Logo VRSsuburban railway (S-Bahn im VRS)
lines S6, S11, S12 and S13: exit at Köln Messe/Deutz (walking distance to the starting area)
Book VRS ticket

 

Deutsche Bahn railway
exit at Köln Messe/Deutz (approx. 5min walking) or main station (Hauptbahnhof, approx. 15min walking distance to the starting area via Hohenzollernbrücke

Book Bahn ticket

Foto Fernbus

via long-distance coach
New stops for long-distance coaches are the terminal for long-distance coaches at the Cologne Bonn Airport (Fernbusterminal) and the suburban train station (S-Bahn-Station) Leverkusen-Mitte.

 

From there you make use of the public transportation system (KVB or VRS) to the starting area in Cologne-Deutz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foto Flugzeug über Wolken

via airplane

Fly in from your base airport to Cologne Bonn Airport, take the KVB for 1 or 3 stations and exit at Köln Messe/Deutz (Cologne expo/Deutz) next to the start.

 

Please find a current flight plan to Cologne here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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