How to travel from Cologne to Marburg

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from Cologne to Marburg

How to get from Cologne to Marburg by train or bus.

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

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Travel Information from Cologne to Marburg

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 79 miles (128 km) to Marburg from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Marburg.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Cologne to Marburg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    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 Marburg

      FAQs: Travel to Marburg 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 Marburg.

      There are 2 options to travel from Cologne to Marburg including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Marburg is a bus with an average price of $21 (€18).

      This is compared to other travel options from Cologne to Marburg:

      Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $23 (€20).

      The fastest way from Cologne to Marburg is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 22 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Marburg that take longer:

      Getting to Marburg by bus takes 4 h 50 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 79 miles (128 km) between Cologne and Marburg.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Marburg is:

      • Around 2 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Cologne and Marburg 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 from Cologne to Marburg:

      • Buses from Cologne to Marburg most often leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Marburg, Hauptbahnhof (Ernst-Giller-Straße).
      • Trains mostly leave from Cologne Hbf and tend to arrive in Marburg (Lahn).

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Marburg:

      • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can take you to Marburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Cologne to Marburg for $21 (€18).
      • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Marburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Marburg for $23 (€20).

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

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Take a direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Marburg 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 Marburg.

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

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