Location and Direction

Situated just a 5-minute walk from the Cologne Cathedral, the Hotel Ludwig offers a quiet, central city location with great public transport connections. Sights such as Cologne's historic Old Town and the Chocolate Museum are just a 5-minute walk from the Hotel Ludwig.

Hotel Ludwig is just 150 metres away from Cologne’s Main Station, providing connections to all parts of the city.


Main Station   150 meters
EASA   150 meters
Nearest Metro station   140 meters
Musical Dome   150 meters
Cologne Cathedral   300 meters
Historic Old Town   400 meters
Phliharmonie      400 meters
Cologne fairgrounds                        1200 meters
Lanxess Arena 1600 meters


How to reach us:

By train

The walk from the main station to the hotel is less than 3 minutes! At the main train station take one of the two exits Breslauer Platz / Kunibertsviertel. Go to the travel agency Frenzen / Lufthansa City Center. At the roundabout turn into Johannistrasse. Our hotel is located there after about 2 minutes on the left side.

By car / motorcycle / bike

From all directions you drive first direction center. Then follow the signs to Breslauer Platz. At the roundabout enter the Johannisstrasse. When traveling by car, please pay special attention to compliance with the speed limits. In Cologne there are numerous radar controls If you use a navigation system please give Brandenburger Str. 24 as an address. You can reserve a parking space for your car directly at the time of booking; Parking fee 20,- € - Motorcyclists and cyclists park for free in the secure courtyard.

By plane

The nearest airport is CGN Cologne Bonn and is only 15 km away. There you can take the S-Bahn line S19 to the main station, travel time approx. 15 minutes. Trains run every 20 minutes (30 minutes on weekends) from platform 1 and 2. A one-way ticket (price level 1b) costs around € 3. By taxi the journey takes about 15 minutes and costs about 40,00 €

DUS Dusseldorf Airport is 45 km from Cologne. From the terminal, the free skytrain runs to the airport train station. There you will find a train ticket office or self-service terminals where you can buy your ticket to Cologne. The trains (RE1 & 5) run every half hour from platform 4 and bring you to Cologne in about 30 minutes. A taxi takes about 45 to 60 minutes.

If You are travelling to Cologne by car please keep to the speed limit. In Cologne are many radar speed checks.