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from Jena to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Jena

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€35) • 4 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€35) • 4 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 202 miles (325 km) between Jena and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Jena to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Jena to Cologne

Travel to Cologne 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 Jena to Cologne.

How do I go from Jena to Cologne?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Jena to Cologne?

The cheapest way to travel between Jena and Cologne is by taking a train with an average price of $42 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a train is usually $36 (€30) less than taking a bus to Cologne, which costs on average $78 (€65) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Jena to Cologne?

The quickest way to travel between Jena and Cologne is by train, which takes on average 4 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 50 min   on average.

How far is Cologne from Jena?

The distance is approximately 202 miles (325 km) from Jena to Cologne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Jena to Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Jena to Cologne is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Jena as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Jena and in Cologne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Jena to Cologne:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Jena, Paradiesbahnhof and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Jena to Cologne?

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

  • You can go to Cologne from Jena by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $78 (€65) with Flixbus from Jena to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can travel to Cologne from Jena by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€35) with Deutsche Bahn from Jena to Cologne.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Jena and Cologne ends?

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

When should I book a ticket from Jena to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $78 (€65) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $42 (€35) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Jena to Cologne 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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