How to travel from Cologne to Trier

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Travel Information between Cologne and Trier

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 7 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 82 miles (132 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Trier from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus 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 Tips: 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 4 ways to travel from Cologne to Trier including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Trier from Cologne is by taking a bus with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Trier:

Taking a bus is usually $11 (€10) less than taking a train to Trier, which costs on average $23 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Trier from Cologne is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Trier can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 4 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Trier is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 18 trains a day.

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Cologne to Trier depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Trier, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Cologne to Trier depart from Köln Hbf to 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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Trier by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cologne to Trier for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Trier. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Trier tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus 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 between Cologne and Trier.

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

When planning your trip from Cologne to Trier, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $12 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $23 (€20) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Trier online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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