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Location & Directions

Köln-Riehl City Hostel is located on the Rhine floodplains overlooking the Rhine - enjoy your day on the hostel's sun terrace or go for at walk or bike ride through the city centre. The cathedral and main railway station are also just a few minutes away by underground train. The Boltensternstraße station is only 400 meters away.

Arriving by public transport

Travel to Köln-Hauptbahnhof (Cologne main station), then take the number 18 underground line (towards Thielenbruch) to Boltensternstraße. Walk for 5 minutes from there.

Coming by bus or car


From Aachen, Krefeld and Neuss
take the A57 until the end of the motorway, then get into the left-hand lane (towards Zoobrücke/Messe), after about 1500 m and before the Zoobrücke (bridge) turn right (towards Zoo/Flora), go straight through the crossroads as far as Rheinuferstraße (Niederländer Ufer), turn left at the traffic lights, after 800 m turn right behind the "AXA tower".




From Bonn
take the A555 via Köln-Süd until the end of the motorway (towards Köln-Zentrum), turn right at the roundabout (towards Rheinuferstraße), follow this road several kilometres until the "AXA Tower". Turn right behind the "AXA-Tower".




From Frankfurt or Oberhausen
take the A3 to the Köln-Ost junction, then drive on the motorway (towards Köln-Zentrum), turn right after the Zoobrücke (zoo bridge) (towards Zoo/Flora), turn left at the traffic lights (Niederländer Ufer), turn right after the "AXA Tower".

Low emission zone

Our City Hostel is located in a low emission zone, into which only vehicles sporting one of the stickers for emission group 4 (green sticker) are allowed to enter since July 2008.

Low emission zone

Our City Hostel is located  in  a low emission zone, into which only vehicles sporting one of the stickers for emission group 4 (green sticker) are allowed to enter since July 2008.

Coming by plane

From Cologne/Bonn Airport take the S13 S-Bahn train or the R8 regional train to Köln-Hauptbahnhof (Cologne main station). Then take the number 18 underground line (towards Thielenbruch) as far as Boltensternstraße. 5 minutes walk from there.

Parking facilities

There is free parking for 100 cars and 6 buses.
Car parks: 100
Bus parks: 6

Contact

Youth Hostel Cologne-Riehl
City Hostel

An der Schanz 14
50735 Cologne

phone: +49 221 976513-0
fax: +49 221 761555

koeln-riehl@jugendherberge.de


Management
Steffen Minas

Geographic data

Latitude: 50° 57' 47,71"
Longitude: 6° 59' 7,85"

Closest station

Bus stop: Seniorenzentrum Riehler Heimstätten (0,8 km)

Underground: Boltensternstraße (0,4 km)

Train station: Köln Hbf (3 km)

Airport: Köln/Bonn (17 km)

Deutsche Bahn

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