You can get from Cologne to Bamberg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Bamberg on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$3 - $44|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $3 (€3) • 4 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $25 (€24) • 3 h 38 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) to Bamberg from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bamberg.
There are 4 travel options from Cologne to Bamberg: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Bamberg from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bamberg:
A flight is $41 (€39) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Bamberg costing on average $44 (€42).
A flight is $22 (€21) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Bamberg costing on average $25 (€24).
The fastest way from Cologne to Bamberg is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 38 min.
There are alternative travel options to Bamberg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 30 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 4 h 40 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km) from Cologne to Bamberg.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bamberg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Bamberg 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 when traveling from Cologne to Bamberg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Bamberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Cologne to Bamberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Bamberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.