How to find us

You will find the Excelsior Hotel Ernst in the city centre of Cologne vis-à-vis Cologne Cathedral.

Destination guide for plane: Cologne/Bonn (CGN)

travelling time by car
travelling time by train

15 km
20 min
18 min

Destination guide for plane: Düsseldorf (DUS)

travelling time by car
travelling time by train

40 km
45 min
30 min

Destination guide for plane: Frankfurt (FRA)

travelling time by car
travelling time by train

175 km
90 min
55 min

Destination guide for car

Information for your navigation system: Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne.
If you do not have a navigation system, choose the written route description below.

Cologne’s city centre is an environmental zone. Only cars having a valid eco-sticker (Feinstaubplakette) are allowed to enter. If you wish we will help you to organize the eco-sticker.

The porter parks your car across the street in the multi-storey car park which has closed-circuit TV cameras installed. There you can find reserved parking spaces for our hotel guests. On demand, he will drive up your car at the hotel’s entrance.

   pdf: Destination guide coming from Frankfurt

   pdf: Destination guide coming from Dortmund

   pdf: Destination guide coming from Aachen

   pdf: Application for an eco-sticker

Destination guide for train

Leave Cologne Central Station using the main entrance which faces the Cathedral. Walk straight on into Trankgasse, the Cathedral must be on your left hand side, now. After approximately 150 m, you will see the Excelsior Hotel Ernst on your right hand side.

We are glad to meet you at the platform and to bring you and your luggage to the hotel. Just inform our concierge about your arrival time and your coach number. 

May we indulge you with an easy and individual arrival?

Our aviation partner Pro Sky gladly organizes your personal VIP treatment at the airport or your arrival and departure witha private jet. That way, you can flexibly plan your trip and enjoy privacy on your flight. The experts are happy to assist with possible questions and your booking.


The hotel location in Cologne’s City Centre, opposite Cologne Cathedral.

Excelsior Hotel Ernst on Google-Maps


Excelsior Hotel Ernst
Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz
D-50667 Köln
Phone: +49 221 / 270 –1
Fax: +49 221 | 270 –3333


Please contact the Concierges via
phone: +49 221 / 270 3210
fax: +49 221 270 / 3333
e-mail Conciergerie »