How to travel from Cologne to Schweinfurt

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Travel Information from Cologne to Schweinfurt

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€40) • 4 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 156 miles (251 km) by bus or train to Schweinfurt from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Schweinfurt.

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from Cologne to Schweinfurt

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

Our recommendation

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

Köln, Flughafen
0 transfers
Köln, Flughafen
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Cologne Messe/Deutz
11:37AMSchweinfurt Hbf
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn
Cologne Hbf
02:02PMSchweinfurt Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Cologne Messe/Deutz
12:38PMSchweinfurt Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Cologne Hbf
12:01PMSchweinfurt Hbf
2 transfers
Köln, Flughafen
0 transfers

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cologne to Schweinfurt

You can travel by travel between Cologne and Schweinfurt with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Schweinfurt travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Schweinfurt

      FAQs: Travel to Schweinfurt 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 Schweinfurt.

      There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Schweinfurt: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Schweinfurt is a bus with an average price of $18 (€16).

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

      Taking a bus costs $28 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€40) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Schweinfurt is by train, which takes on average 4 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 55 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 156 miles (251 km) between Cologne and Schweinfurt.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Schweinfurt is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 10 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly depart from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Schweinfurt.
      • Trains from Cologne to Schweinfurt most often leave from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Schweinfurt Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Schweinfurt:

      • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or National Express to go to Schweinfurt by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Cologne to Schweinfurt tickets on Omio for $18 (€16).
      • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Schweinfurt by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Schweinfurt for $46 (€40).

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

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

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Schweinfurt as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to Schweinfurt.

      Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Schweinfurt? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Schweinfurt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Würzburg, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Nuremberg. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Würzburg, Frankfurt am Main, Paris or Nuremberg from Schweinfurt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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