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from Trier to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Trier to Cologne on Sep 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:31AMTrier Hbf2h37 10:08AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$251One-way
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07:31AMTrier Hbf2h37 10:08AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$251One-way
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05:31PMTrier Hbf2h46 08:17PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$251One-way
07:31PMTrier Hbf2h34 10:05PMCologne Hbf
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$251One-way
06:31PMTrier Hbf2h37 09:08PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$311One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
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$45Deutsche Bahn
Fri
Sep 24
$25Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$25Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$25Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 29
$25Deutsche Bahn
$45Deutsche Bahn
Thu
Sep 30
$25Deutsche Bahn
$45Deutsche Bahn
Fri
Oct 1
$25Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$25Deutsche Bahn
$45Deutsche Bahn
Mon
Oct 4
$25Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$25Deutsche Bahn
$45Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Trier to Cologne

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€20) • 2 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 82 miles (132 km) by bus or train between Trier and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). 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 Trier to Cologne.

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Travel from Trier 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 Trier to Cologne.
FAQs
What are the ways to get from Trier to Cologne?

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

How do I get from Trier to Cologne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Trier to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A bus is generally $12 (€10) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€20) from Trier to Cologne.

What is the fastest way from Trier to Cologne?

The fastest way from Trier to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 34 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Trier to Cologne?

The distance is approximately 82 miles (132 km) from Trier to Cologne.

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

The average frequency per day from Trier to Cologne is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Trier? Where do I arrive in Cologne?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Trier at Trier, Kürenzer St. And arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Trier at Trier Hbf and arrive in Cologne at Köln Hbf.
Who can get me from Trier to Cologne?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Cologne from Trier with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Trier to Cologne tickets for $13 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Trier to Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $25 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Trier to Cologne.
Is there a direct service to Cologne from Trier?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train a 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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Trier to Cologne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Trier 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 Trier and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Trier to Cologne one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $13 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $25 (€20) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Trier
Cologne
Trier
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Trier Hauptbahnhof-bahnhofsplatz (bussteig 1)
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Trier Hbf
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