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Train Information from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber cover the 179 miles (288 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $30 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber with Deutsche Bahn

Travel from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from $30 (€24) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 179 miles (288 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber start at $30 (€24).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

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Trains from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber to cost as little as $30 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne?
The Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train ticket price is on average $30 (€24)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne by train?
You should expect to travel around 179 miles (288 km)  from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train.
How long is the train between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber?
On average the Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train time is 3 h 58 min  covering the 179 miles (288 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber depart from? Which Rothenburg ob der Tauber train station do I come into from Cologne?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Rothenburg ob der Tauber?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Rothenburg ob der Tauber, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne?
When taking a train from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber leaves at 6: 54 AM. The last train departing from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber leaves at 4: 54 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is on average $30 (€24) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber available a few months in advance.