How to get from Cologne to Bayreuth by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Cologne to Bayreuth is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||214 miles (345 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$19 - $50|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $19 (€16) • 7 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 214 miles (345 km) by bus or train between Cologne and Bayreuth. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bayreuth.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $19 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Cologne to Bayreuth travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
You can get from Cologne to Bayreuth 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bayreuth is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $19 (€16) compared to other travel options to Bayreuth:
A bus is $31 (€27) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Bayreuth costing on average $50 (€43).
The distance is approximately 214 miles (345 km) from Cologne to Bayreuth.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bayreuth is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Bayreuth as scheduled services by bus 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 Bayreuth:
The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Bayreuth: