How to travel from Cologne to Weimar

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Travel Information between Cologne and Weimar

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 4 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 190 miles (306 km) by bus or train between Cologne and Weimar. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cologne to Weimar.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Weimar

Travel to Weimar 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 Weimar.

There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Weimar: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Weimar is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Weimar:

A train is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Weimar costing on average $28 (€25).

The fastest way to get to Weimar from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Weimar can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Weimar by bus can take on average 6 h 10 min.

The distance is approximately 190 miles (306 km) from Cologne to Weimar.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Weimar is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Weimar, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Weimar depart from Köln Hbf to Weimar.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Weimar:

  • You can travel by bus from Cologne to Weimar with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cologne to Weimar tickets for $28 (€25) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Cologne and Weimar by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $20 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Weimar.

Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Weimar with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Weimar with.

Direct services to Weimar 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 route.

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.

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

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