How to travel from Cologne to Würzburg

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from Cologne to Würzburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Würzburg on May 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h41 08:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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07:53PMCologne Hbf3h51 11:44PMWürzburg Hbf
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06:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 09:01AMWürzburg Hbf
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03:53PMCologne Hbf3h39 07:32PMWürzburg Hbf
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07:53AMCologne Hbf3h35 11:28AMWürzburg Hbf
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Travel Information to Würzburg from Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $440
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 153 miles (247 km) by bus, flight or train to Würzburg from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Würzburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Würzburg

Travel to Würzburg 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 Würzburg.

You can travel from Cologne to Würzburg 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Würzburg from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Würzburg:

Taking a bus is about $429 (€385) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $440 (€395) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a train to Würzburg, which costs on average $20 (€18) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Würzburg from Cologne is by train, which takes on average 2 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Würzburg by bus can take on average 4 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Würzburg by flight can take on average 3 h 15 min.

The Cologne to Würzburg distance is around 153 miles (247 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Würzburg is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Würzburg at Würzburg, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Würzburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Cologne and Würzburg with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Cologne to Würzburg tickets for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Würzburg from Cologne with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Cologne to Würzburg tickets for $440 (€395) on Omio.
  • You can go to Würzburg from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Würzburg on Omio.
Your trip from Cologne to Würzburg doesn't have to end in Würzburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich to your Cologne to Würzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Würzburg today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $11 (€10) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $440 (€395) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $20 (€18) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Würzburg 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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