How to travel from Cologne to Trier

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from Cologne to Trier

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Trier on May 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:53PMCologne Hbf2h37 08:30PMTrier Hbf
1 transfer
10:53PMCologne Hbf7h11 06:04AMTrier Hbf
2 transfers
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07:17AMCologne Hbf3h02 10:19AMTrier Hbf
1 transfer
02:17PMCologne Hbf2h25 04:42PMTrier Hbf
0 transfers
06:17PMCologne Hbf3h02 09:19PMTrier Hbf
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Cologne to Trier

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 82 miles (132 km) from Cologne to Trier. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Trier.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Trier

Travel to Trier 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 Trier.

There are 2 ways to travel from Cologne to Trier including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Trier is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Trier:

Taking a train is about $18 (€16) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $40 (€36) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Trier from Cologne is by train, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

The Cologne to Trier distance is around 82 miles (132 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Trier is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cologne to Trier 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 when traveling from Cologne to Trier:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport to Trier, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Trier Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Trier by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Trier tickets on Omio for $40 (€36).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Trier by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Trier for $22 (€20).

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

  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Trier often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Luxembourg, Frankfurt am Main or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Trier itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Trier and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $40 (€36) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€20) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Trier 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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