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from Cologne to Leer

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Leer on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:46AMCologne Hbf3h21 11:07AMLeer(Ostfriesl)
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09:38AMCologne Hbf3h29 01:07PMLeer(Ostfriesl)
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05:41PMCologne Hbf3h26 09:07PMLeer(Ostfriesl)
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03:46PMCologne Hbf3h21 07:07PMLeer(Ostfriesl)
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01:43PMCologne Hbf3h24 05:07PMLeer(Ostfriesl)
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Oct 26
$37Deutsche Bahn
Oct 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
Oct 30
$22Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Cologne to Leer

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $268
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 3 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 159 miles (257 km) between Cologne and Leer. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cologne to Leer.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Leer
Travel to Leer 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 Leer.
How do I reach Leer from Cologne?

There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Leer: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Leer?

The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Leer is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Leer:

A train is generally $247 (€202) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $268 (€220) from Cologne to Leer.

A train is generally $11 (€9) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $33 (€27) from Cologne to Leer.

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Leer?

The quickest way to travel to Leer from Cologne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 21 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 20 min   on average.

What is the distance from Cologne to Leer?

Leer is approximately 159 miles (257 km) away from Cologne.

How many services a day are there between Cologne and Leer?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Leer is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Leer from Cologne, where do I depart from Cologne and where do I arrive in Leer?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Leer, ZOB.
  • Trains from Cologne to Leer most often leave from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leer (Ostfriesl).
Who can get me from Cologne to Leer?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Leer, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Leer. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cologne to Leer tickets on Omio for $268 (€220).
  • Flixbus can take you to Leer by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Leer for $33 (€27).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Leer by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Leer for $22 (€18).
Is it possible to travel directly to Leer from Cologne?

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

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Leer with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Leer 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 Leer?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Leer often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Groningen, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Leer itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leer and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Cologne to Leer one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $268 (€220) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket costs $33 (€27) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Leer 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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