How to travel from Cologne to Magdeburg

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Travel Information between Cologne and Magdeburg

distanceDistance216 miles (349 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 7 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€90) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 216 miles (349 km) to Magdeburg from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Magdeburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Magdeburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Cologne to Magdeburg. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Magdeburg from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Magdeburg:

A bus is $73 (€70) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Magdeburg costing on average $93 (€90).

A bus is $10 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Magdeburg costing on average $31 (€30).

The fastest way from Cologne to Magdeburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Magdeburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 6 min.

In comparison, getting to Magdeburg by train can take on average 4 h 6 min.

The Cologne to Magdeburg distance is around 216 miles (349 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Magdeburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 22 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and tend to arrive in Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Cologne to Magdeburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cologne to Magdeburg tickets for $21 (€20) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Magdeburg by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $93 (€90) with Eurowings from Cologne to Magdeburg.
  • You can travel by train to Magdeburg from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Magdeburg tickets for $31 (€30) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Magdeburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Magdeburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $21 (€20) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $93 (€90) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $31 (€30) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Magdeburg 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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