How to travel from Cologne to Eisenach

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from Cologne to Eisenach

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

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

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Travel Information from Cologne to Eisenach

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$28 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $28 (€25) • 4 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€25) • 4 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 146 miles (235 km) between Cologne and Eisenach. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Eisenach.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cologne to Eisenach

Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel between Cologne and Eisenach at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Cologne and Eisenach. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus 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 even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Eisenach

      FAQs: Travel to Eisenach 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 Eisenach.

      There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Eisenach: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Eisenach from Cologne is by taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€25).

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

      A train is $15 (€13) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $43 (€38) from Cologne to Eisenach.

      The fastest way to get to Eisenach from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 7 min.

      Other travel options to Eisenach take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 2 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 146 miles (235 km) between Cologne and Eisenach.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Eisenach is:

      • 12 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Cologne to Eisenach depart from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) to Eisenach, Uferstraße (Parkhaus).
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Eisenach depart from Cologne Hbf to Eisenach station.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Eisenach:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus for buses to Eisenach. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Cologne to Eisenach tickets on Omio for $43 (€38).
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Eisenach. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Eisenach tickets on Omio for $28 (€25).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Eisenach with the following travel companies:

      • 2 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

      Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Eisenach don't make Eisenach their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Eisenach are Erfurt, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig or Gotha, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Eisenach to any of these top destinations today!

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