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Cheap train tickets from Würzburg to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

$26

Average

$37

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 Würzburg to Cologne will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Deutsche Bahn
05:24AMWürzburg3h41 09:05AMCologne
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$261One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:57PMWürzburg7h18 04:15AMCologne
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$271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:17PMWürzburg6h46 05:03AMCologne
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$311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:31PMWürzburg4h03 09:34PMCologne
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$311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:55PMWürzburg4h10 12:05AMCologne
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$341One-way

Train schedule from Würzburg to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn
05:24AMWürzburg3h41 09:05AMCologne
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FlixTrain
09:15AMWürzburg3h40 12:55PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
05:31PMWürzburg4h03 09:34PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
07:55PMWürzburg4h10 12:05AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:55PMWürzburg4h11 01:06AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:57PMWürzburg7h18 04:15AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMWürzburg6h05 03:53AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
09:57PMWürzburg7h18 05:15AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
10:17PMWürzburg6h46 05:03AMCologne
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Sat
May 21
$14Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$27Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$20FlixTrain
$16Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$14Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$40Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus

Fastest train times from Würzburg to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

5 h 14 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

247 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Würzburg for Cologne every day 9 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 5 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 18 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.

FlixTrain
09:15AMWürzburg3h40 12:55PMCologne
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$371One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:24AMWürzburg3h41 09:05AMCologne
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$261One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:31PMWürzburg4h03 09:34PMCologne
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$311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:55PMWürzburg4h10 12:05AMCologne
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$341One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:55PMWürzburg4h11 01:06AMCologne
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$451One-way

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Overview: Train from Würzburg to Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Würzburg to Cologne cover the 153 miles (247 km) long route taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Würzburg Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Würzburg to Cologne trains

For as little as $14 (€13) you can travel by train between Würzburg and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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 Würzburg to Cologne train.

Deutsche Bahn from Würzburg to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 53 min
  • Average Price: $14
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 25 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Würzburg and Cologne and when traveling by train:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Wuerzburg to Cologne

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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 Wuerzburg to Cologne. 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 Wuerzburg to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Würzburg to Cologne

Travel by train to Cologne 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 Würzburg to Cologne.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Würzburg and Cologne cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Würzburg and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€13)  one way.

How much is the train between Würzburg and Cologne on average?

The train price to Cologne from Würzburg is on average $26 (€23)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Würzburg to Cologne by train?

The distance between Würzburg and Cologne by train is approximately 153 miles (247 km).

How many hours is the train time between Würzburg and Cologne?

On average the Würzburg to Cologne train travel time is 3 h 40 min  for the 153 miles (247 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Würzburg to Cologne, which train station in Würzburg do I depart from and which train station in Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Würzburg to Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Würzburg Hbf, Würzburg Süd and Würzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Bismarckstraße). Your route can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Würzburg Hbf   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Würzburg Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Würzburg.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Cologne.

Which train providers can take me from Würzburg to Cologne?

When taking a train from Würzburg to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Würzburg to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there from Würzburg to Cologne a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Würzburg to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Würzburg to Cologne? When is the last train from Würzburg to Cologne?

The earliest train departing from Würzburg to Cologne leaves at 5: 03 AM. The last train departing from Würzburg to Cologne leaves at 11: 47 PM. You can find the latest Würzburg to Cologne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets to Cologne from Würzburg to score the best deals?

If you purchase the Würzburg to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $26 (€23). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Würzburg to Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Würzburg
Cologne
Würzburg Hbf is the most popular Würzburg 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 Würzburg for your trip to Cologne.