The cheapest trains from Cologne to Würzburg

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Cheapest

$49

Average

$93

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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07:53PMCologne Hbf3h51 11:44PMWürzburg Hbf
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$491One-way
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05:53AMCologne Hbf3h39 09:32AMWürzburg Hbf
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$491One-way
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07:53AMCologne Hbf3h35 11:28AMWürzburg Hbf
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$591One-way
03:53PMCologne Hbf3h39 07:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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$661One-way
05:53PMCologne Hbf3h39 09:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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$661One-way

Timetable Cologne to Würzburg

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03:21AMCologne Hbf3h41 07:02AMWürzburg Hbf
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05:53AMCologne Hbf3h39 09:32AMWürzburg Hbf
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06:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 09:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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06:54AMCologne Hbf2h38 09:32AMWürzburg Hbf
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07:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 10:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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07:53AMCologne Hbf3h35 11:28AMWürzburg Hbf
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08:26AMCologne Messe/Deutz4h34 01:00PMWürzburg Hbf
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08:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 11:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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08:53AMCologne Hbf4h12 01:05PMWürzburg Hbf
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09:35AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h26 12:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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09:53AMCologne Hbf3h39 01:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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09:55AMCologne Hbf3h05 01:00PMWürzburg Hbf
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10:34AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h31 01:05PMWürzburg Hbf
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10:53AMCologne Hbf4h08 03:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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10:54AMCologne Hbf2h38 01:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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11:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h31 02:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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11:53AMCologne Hbf4h08 04:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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12:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 03:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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12:53PMCologne Hbf4h08 05:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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01:33PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h28 04:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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01:53PMCologne Hbf4h08 06:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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02:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 05:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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02:53PMCologne Hbf4h08 07:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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03:35PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h26 06:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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03:53PMCologne Hbf3h39 07:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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04:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 07:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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04:53PMCologne Hbf4h08 09:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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04:54PMCologne Hbf2h38 07:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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05:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 08:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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05:53PMCologne Hbf3h39 09:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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06:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 09:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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06:54PMCologne Hbf2h38 09:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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07:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h31 10:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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07:53PMCologne Hbf3h51 11:44PMWürzburg Hbf
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08:54PMCologne Hbf2h50 11:44PMWürzburg Hbf
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The fastest trains from Cologne to Würzburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

247 km

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.

Fastest
08:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 11:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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$1331One-way
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06:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 09:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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$1331One-way
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04:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 07:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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$931One-way
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02:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 05:01PMWürzburg Hbf
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$931One-way
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07:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 10:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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$1331One-way

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Train Information from Cologne to Würzburg

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

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Train between Cologne and Würzburg with Deutsche Bahn

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

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.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Wuerzburg

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to Wuerzburg. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to Wuerzburg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Würzburg
Travel by train to Würzburg 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 Würzburg.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Cologne and Würzburg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Würzburg to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Cologne and Würzburg?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Würzburg train to cost on average $34 (€27)  one way.
How far is Würzburg from Cologne by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Würzburg from Cologne by train to be approximately 153 miles (247 km).
How long is the train between Cologne and Würzburg?
The train time between Cologne and Würzburg is on average 2 h 41 min  for the 153 miles (247 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Würzburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Cologne to Würzburg do I depart from? Which Würzburg train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the departure train station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival train station in Würzburg located?

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.

Which train providers can take me between Cologne and Würzburg?
For the best Cologne to Würzburg train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Würzburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Würzburg?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Cologne to Würzburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many train services are there from Cologne to Würzburg a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cologne to Würzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Cologne to Würzburg? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Würzburg?
The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 2: 53 PM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 7: 54 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Würzburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Cologne to Würzburg train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Cologne to Würzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Würzburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Würzburg
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 Würzburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
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