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Train Information from Cologne to Cottbus

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Cottbus cover the 322 miles (520 km) long route taking on average 8 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

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Cologne to Cottbus with Deutsche Bahn

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Cottbus train.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Cottbus train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 48 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Cologne and Cottbus, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Cottbus
Travel by train to Cottbus easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Cottbus.
How much does a cheap train from Cologne to Cottbus cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cologne and Cottbus for the next 7 days starting from $29 (€24)  one way.
What is the cost of a train from Cologne to Cottbus?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Cottbus train price to come in at an average of $57 (€46)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Cottbus by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Cottbus is around 322 miles (520 km).
How long is the train from Cologne to Cottbus?
The Cologne to Cottbus train duration is on average 8 h 56 min, which is to be expected when traveling 322 miles (520 km) to Cottbus from Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Cologne goes to Cottbus? What train station do I come into Cottbus from Cologne?

Some of the Cologne train stations to Cottbus you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cottbus include Cottbus Hauptbahnhof, Cottbus-Sandow and Cottbus.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Cottbus?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Cottbus, called Cottbus Hauptbahnhof, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Cologne to Cottbus?
When taking a train from Cologne to Cottbus, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cottbus. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cologne to Cottbus and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Cologne and Cottbus?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Cottbus is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Cottbus?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Cottbus at 9: 49 PM. The last train from Cologne to Cottbus that you can take departs at 9: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Cottbus schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Cottbus from Cologne for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Cologne to Cottbus within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€46) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cottbus from Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Cottbus.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19