How to travel from Cologne to Fribourg

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Travel Information from Cologne to Fribourg

distanceDistance285 miles (459 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$40 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€35) • 18 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€40) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 285 miles (459 km) by train, bus or flight between Cologne and Fribourg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cologne to Fribourg.

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

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best route to Fribourg from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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 from Cologne to Fribourg. 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Fribourg

    FAQs: Travel to Fribourg 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 Fribourg.

    There are 3 travel options to Fribourg from Cologne. You can take a train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Fribourg is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $40 (€35) compared to other travel options to Fribourg:

    Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $46 (€40).

    Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€40) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel to Fribourg from Cologne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 18 h 25 min of travel time.

    Getting to Fribourg by train takes 5 h 30 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 285 miles (459 km) from Cologne to Fribourg.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Fribourg is:

    • 12 trains a day.

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

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

    • Trains mostly depart from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Fribourg.

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

    • You can take a train from Cologne to Fribourg with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $46 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Fribourg.

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

    • You can book a direct train with.

    Direct services to Fribourg 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 trip.

    Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Fribourg often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva, Milan, Zurich or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Fribourg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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