How to travel from Cologne to Bayreuth

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Travel Information from Cologne to Bayreuth

distanceDistance214 miles (345 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $48
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 7 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 214 miles (345 km) by bus, flight or train to Bayreuth from Cologne. 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Bayreuth

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Bayreuth: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bayreuth from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bayreuth:

Taking a flight is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a bus to Bayreuth, which costs on average $18 (€16) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $45 (€40) less than taking a train to Bayreuth, which costs on average $48 (€43) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Cologne to Bayreuth is by bus with an average journey time of 7 h.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 26 min   on average.

Bayreuth is approximately 214 miles (345 km) away from Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bayreuth is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 17 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Bayreuth at Bayreuth, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Bayreuth Hbf.

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 for buses to Bayreuth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Cologne to Bayreuth tickets on Omio for $18 (€16).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Bayreuth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bayreuth for $48 (€43) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Bayreuth often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Nuremberg or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Bayreuth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bayreuth and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $18 (€16) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $48 (€43) one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Bayreuth 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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