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Cologne Card (KölnCard)

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    24 hours or 48 hours

  • Start time

    Monday through Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Sunday and public holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Kardinal-Höffner-Platz 1, 50667 Köln, Deutschland

  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Simplify your Cologne trip with the versatile Cologne Card (KölnCard)!
  • Enjoy unlimited access to Cologne trains, trams, and busses!
  • Take advantage of deep discounts of up to 50% off at top Cologne attractions, restaurants, and more!
  • Receive discounted admission at Imhoff Chocolate Museum, Farina Fragrance Museum, Odysseum, etc.!
  • Choose between a 24 and 48-hour Cologne Card!
  • Free map of downtown Cologne is included!

Overview

Save yourself both time and money during your Germany vacation with the Cologne Card (KölnCard)!


With a Cologne Card, your transportation needs are completely taken care of while doing your Cologne sightseeing! Take full advantage of unlimited rides on all Cologne trains, trams, and busses, making your Cologne trip as seamless and stress-free as possible. And, travel between the top Cologne attractions without having to open up your wallet. It’s one of the smartest things to do in Cologne if you’re planning on exploring the entire city.

Receive hefty discounts of up to 50% off at the most popular Cologne restaurants, bars, museums, and other points-of-interest. And, join exciting, guided tours, cruises, and other Cologne experiences at below retail price. Then, bust out your complimentary map of downtown and navigate the city like a pro during your Cologne vacation. You’ll receive discounted admission at over 25 Cologne attractions, like the Farina Fragrance Museum, Imhoff Chocolate Museum, the Praetorium, and much more. If you love a good bargain, then picking up a KölnCard is what to do in Cologne!

The attractions and experiences that offer discounts to cardholders are as follows:

• Farina Fragrance Museum

• Käthe Kollwitz Museum

• SK Stiftung Kultur - The photography collection

• SK Stiftung Kultur Dance Museums of the German Dance Archive

• KOLUMBA - Art Museum of the archdiocese Cologne

• Chocolate Museum

• Odysseum

• German Sports & Olympic Museum

• Treasure chamber of the Cologne Cathedral

• Archaeological area: Praetorium

• EL-DE Haus: NS Documentation Center

• MAKK – Museum of Applied Arts Cologne

• Museum of East Asian Art

• Museum Ludwig

• Museum Schnütgen

• Roman-Germanic Museum

• City Museum Cologne

• Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud

• Guided City Tour (German)

• Sightrunning-Cologne

• Wolters Bimmelbahn

• TV backstage tour

• Panorama cruises

• Bike rentals

• TimeRide VR Cöln

• Selected restaurants

• and more

Inclusions

  • Cologne Card (KölnCard)
  • An all-inclusive Cologne pass to some of the top attractions in the city
  • 24-hour KölnCard (depending on the option selected)
  • 48-hour KölnCard (depending on the option selected)
  • Free travel on buses, trams, and trains
  • Up to 50% discount at restaurants, attractions, including guided tours
  • A map of downtown Cologne

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.   

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

Show your smartphone voucher at the meeting point, the Cologne Tourist Board Service Center, and collect your KölnCard.

In order to avail yourself of free local public transportation with your KölnCard, you must validate the card in the ticket stamping machine before your trip.

You must present your KölnCard to the service provider before receiving the benefit that is being offered. Please note that you must present the card before you place your order at restaurants.

The validity of the card starts at the first use and lasts 24 or 48 hours, depending on the selected ticket option.

The card is non-transferable and only valid in combination with a valid I.D.



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