How to travel from Cologne to Weimar

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Travel Information to Weimar from Cologne

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$30 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€26) • 9 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 4 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 190 miles (306 km) by train or bus from Cologne to Weimar. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Weimar.

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from Cologne to Weimar

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

Our recommendation

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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You can travel by travel from Cologne to Weimar 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 Weimar 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 Weimar

      FAQs: 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 travel options from Cologne to Weimar: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Weimar is a bus with an average price of $30 (€26).

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

      A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Weimar costing on average $31 (€27).

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

      Bus takes on average 9 h 10 min.

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

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Weimar is:

      • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and tend to arrive in Weimar, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Trains mostly leave from Cologne Hbf and tend to arrive in Weimar.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Weimar:

      • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Weimar by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Cologne to Weimar tickets on Omio for $30 (€26).
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Weimar by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Weimar tickets on Omio for $31 (€27).

      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 Deutsche Bahn.

      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 journey.

      Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Weimar often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Erfurt, Leipzig, Jena or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Weimar and these popular destinations at a great price.

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