How to travel from Trier to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Trier

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 82 miles (132 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Trier and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Trier to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Trier to Cologne

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Trier and Cologne. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Trier to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€12) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Trier to Cologne is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

Cologne is approximately 82 miles (132 km) away from Trier.

The average frequency per day from Trier to Cologne is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 24 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Trier at Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Trains mostly leave from Trier Hbf and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can travel from Trier to Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€12) with Flixbus from Trier to Cologne.
  • You can travel by train between Trier and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Trier to Cologne tickets for $22 (€20) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Trier to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $13 (€12) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€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.

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