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from Cologne to Bayreuth

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Travel Information to Bayreuth from Cologne

distanceDistance214 miles (345 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $469
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $469 (€421) • 4 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 214 miles (345 km) to Bayreuth from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bayreuth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Bayreuth

Travel to Bayreuth 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 Bayreuth.

How do I go from Cologne to Bayreuth?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Cologne to Bayreuth. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bayreuth?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bayreuth is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€24) compared to other travel options to Bayreuth:

Taking a train is about $18 (€16) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€40) for this journey.

A train is generally $442 (€397) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $469 (€421) from Cologne to Bayreuth.

What is the fastest way to travel from Cologne to Bayreuth?

The fastest way to get to Bayreuth from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Bayreuth can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 4 min   on average.

How many miles from Cologne to Bayreuth would I travel?

The distance is approximately 214 miles (345 km) from Cologne to Bayreuth.

How many services a day are there from Cologne to Bayreuth?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bayreuth is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Bayreuth from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in Bayreuth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Bayreuth:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to Bayreuth, Hbf.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Cologne to Bayreuth depart from Köln Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cologne to Bayreuth?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bayreuth by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cologne to Bayreuth tickets on Omio for $45 (€40).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Bayreuth by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Cologne to Bayreuth for $469 (€421) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bayreuth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bayreuth for $27 (€24).

Where should I go next after I travel from Cologne to Bayreuth?

Your trip from Cologne to Bayreuth doesn't have to end in Bayreuth. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Nuremberg. If you’d like to add Munich, Berlin or Nuremberg to your Cologne to Bayreuth tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bayreuth today!

When should I book a ticket from Cologne to Bayreuth online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Bayreuth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $45 (€40) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $469 (€421) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $27 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Bayreuth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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