How to travel from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

How to get from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
05:53AM4h58
Cologne Hbf
10:51AMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1181One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
05:53AM4h58
Cologne Hbf
10:51AMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1181One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
06:55AM3h56
Cologne Hbf
10:51AMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1451One-way
3 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
07:53AM4h58
Cologne Hbf
12:51PMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1371One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:44AM4h07
Cologne Messe/Deutz
11:51AMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1451One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:55AM3h56
Cologne Hbf
12:51PMRothenburg ob der Tauber station
$1731One-way
3 transfers

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Travel Information between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or flight
priceTicket price range$30 - $167
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€26) • 3 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $167 (€146) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train or flight to travel 179 miles (288 km) between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Deutsche Bahn will get you to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Cologne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber. 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    FAQs: Travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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    There are 2 options to travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne including taking a train or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $30 (€26) compared to other travel options to Rothenburg ob der Tauber:

    A train is $138 (€121) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber costing on average $167 (€146).

    The fastest way to get to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.

    Other travel options to Rothenburg ob der Tauber take longer:

    Taking a train requires on average 3 h 56 min of travel time.

    The distance is approximately 179 miles (288 km) from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is:

    • 12 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rothenburg ob der Tauber from Cologne as scheduled services by train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber:

    • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Cologne Hbf and arrive in Rothenburg ob der Tauber at Rothenburg ob der Tauber station.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber:

    • You can take a train from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€26) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by plane with.
    • You can take a direct train with.

    Direct services to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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.

    Your trip from Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber doesn't have to end in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Füssen. If you’d like to add Munich, Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Füssen to your Cologne to Rothenburg ob der Tauber tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rothenburg ob der Tauber today!

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