The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cologne to Würzburg will cost around $ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.
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2 h 17 m
3 h 6 m
Trains per day
Of the 35 trains that leave Cologne for Würzburg every day 22 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 247 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 17 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 34 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||153 miles (247 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$34 (€27)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Würzburg cover the 153 miles (247 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $34 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Würzburg Hbf.
For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train from Cologne to Würzburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Würzburg in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route from Cologne to Würzburg on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Cologne and Würzburg is 153 miles (247 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Würzburg start at $22 (€18).
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.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Würzburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Würzburg Hbf, Würzburg Süd and Würzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Bismarckstraße).
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Würzburg Hbf.
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 Würzburg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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