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from Cologne to Cottbus

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Cottbus on Jan 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:48PMCologne Hbf6h02 07:50PMCottbus Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$821One-way
Cheapest
11:53PMCologne Hbf9h02 08:55AMCottbus Hauptbahnhof
3 changes
$421One-way
Other options
06:13AMCologne Hbf5h46 11:59AMCottbus Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$831One-way
11:58AMCologne Hbf6h01 05:59PMCottbus Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$931One-way
01:48PMCologne Hbf6h02 07:50PMCottbus Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$931One-way

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Travel Information to Cottbus from Cologne

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 8 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€34) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 322 miles (520 km) by flight, bus or train from Cologne to Cottbus. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Cottbus.

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FAQs

How do I reach Cottbus from Cologne?

There are 3 ways to travel between Cologne and Cottbus including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Cottbus?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Cottbus is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€24) compared to other travel options to Cottbus:

A train is generally $12 (€10) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $40 (€34) from Cologne to Cottbus.

Taking a train is about $23 (€19) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $51 (€43) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Cottbus?

The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Cottbus is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 54 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 37 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Cologne to Cottbus?

You should expect to travel around 322 miles (520 km) between Cologne and Cottbus.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cologne to Cottbus?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Cottbus is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Cologne and Cottbus, what are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and Cottbus?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Cottbus at Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me to Cottbus from Cologne?

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

  • You can go to Cottbus from Cologne by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $40 (€34) with easyJet from Cologne to Cottbus on Omio.
  • You can go to Cottbus from Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $51 (€43) with Flixbus from Cologne to Cottbus on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Cottbus by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Cottbus.

Is it possible to travel directly to Cottbus from Cologne?

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

  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to take to Cottbus 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 journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Cologne to Cottbus?

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 or Leipzig. If you’d like to add Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig 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!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Cologne to Cottbus online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $40 (€34) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $51 (€43) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Cottbus 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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