How to travel from Bamberg to Cologne

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Travel Information between Bamberg and Cologne

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€48) • 7 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $94 (€82) • 4 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) between Bamberg and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bamberg to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bamberg to Cologne

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Bamberg to Cologne.

There are 4 travel options from Bamberg to Cologne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $55 (€48) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $123 (€107) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $178 (€155) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $39 (€34) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $94 (€82) from Bamberg to Cologne.

The fastest way from Bamberg to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 19 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 12 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) between Bamberg and Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Bamberg to Cologne is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bamberg and Cologne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bamberg to Cologne:

  • Buses mostly leave from Bamberg, Bahnhof (Brennerstraße) and tend to arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Bamberg, Bahnhof and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bamberg to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Cologne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Bamberg to Cologne for $55 (€48).
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Bamberg to Cologne tickets on Omio for $178 (€155).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Bamberg to Cologne tickets on Omio for $94 (€82).
Many of our customers traveling from Bamberg to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cologne are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Bamberg to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $55 (€48) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $178 (€155) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $94 (€82) one way.

But we recommend booking Bamberg to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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