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from Leer to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leer to Cologne on Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:53PMLeer(Ostfriesl)3h20 06:13PMCologne Hbf
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09:09PMLeer(Ostfriesl)3h41 12:50AMCologne Hbf
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04:53PMLeer(Ostfriesl)3h21 08:14PMCologne Hbf
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08:53AMLeer(Ostfriesl)3h23 12:16PMCologne Hbf
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06:53AMLeer(Ostfriesl)3h20 10:13AMCologne Hbf
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Travel Information to Cologne from Leer

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 3 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 3 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by bus or train between Leer and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Leer to Cologne.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Leer 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 Leer to Cologne.

How do I travel from Leer to Cologne?

You can travel from Leer to Cologne 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Leer to Cologne?

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Leer is by taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€24).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

A train is generally $14 (€12) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $43 (€36) from Leer to Cologne.

What is the fastest way to travel between Leer and Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Leer is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 23 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Leer to Cologne?

The distance is approximately 159 miles (257 km) from Leer to Cologne.

How many services a day are there between Leer and Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Leer to Cologne is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Cologne from Leer, what are the departure and arrival points in Leer and Cologne?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Leer, ZOB and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Leer (Ostfriesl) to Köln Hbf.

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

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

  • You can go to Cologne from Leer by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $43 (€36) with Flixbus from Leer to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can go to Cologne from Leer by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Leer to Cologne on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Leer to Cologne?

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

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Cologne 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.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Leer to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leer and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Cologne from Leer online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $43 (€36) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $29 (€24) one way.

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

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