How to travel from Cologne to Cottbus

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from Cologne to Cottbus

How to get from Cologne to Cottbus by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cologne to Cottbus is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Cottbus from Cologne

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or bus
priceTicket price range$42 - $206
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€37) • 13 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $206 (€180) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 322 miles (520 km) by train, flight or bus to Cottbus from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Cottbus.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Airlines and Train from Cologne to Cottbus

Find the best trip between Cologne and Cottbus with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and Eurowings! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Cottbus from Cologne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Cologne to Cottbus.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Cottbus

      FAQs: Travel to Cottbus 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 Cottbus.

      There are 3 options to travel to Cottbus from Cologne including taking a train, flight or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cottbus from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $42 (€37).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Cologne to Cottbus:

      A bus is $163 (€143) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Cottbus costing on average $206 (€180).

      Taking a bus costs $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $50 (€44) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Cottbus from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

      Other travel options to Cottbus take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 13 h 54 min of travel time.

      Taking a train requires on average 6 h 7 min of travel time.

      The Cologne to Cottbus distance is around 322 miles (520 km).

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Cottbus is:

      • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses from Cologne to Cottbus most often leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Cottbus.
      • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Cologne Hbf and arrive in Cottbus at Cottbus Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Cottbus:

      • You can travel by plane from Cologne to Cottbus with Eurowings or Lufthansa Cityline (2), and you can find Eurowings Cologne to Cottbus tickets for $206 (€180) on Omio.
      • You can travel from Cologne to Cottbus by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $64 (€56) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Cottbus.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Cottbus with the following travel companies:

      • You can take a direct bus with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Cottbus tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

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

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