How to travel from Trier to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Trier

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 82 miles (132 km) between Trier and Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Trier to Cologne.

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from Trier to Cologne

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Trier to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:20AM2h25
Trier
01:45PMKöln, Flughafen
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:20AM2h25
Trier
01:45PMKöln, Flughafen
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
11:20AM2h25
Trier
01:45PMKöln, Flughafen
$221One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:31AM2h35
Trier Hbf
11:06AMCologne Hbf
$591One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:31AM2h35
Trier Hbf
12:06PMCologne Hbf
$641One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:31AM2h34
Trier Hbf
01:05PMCologne Hbf
$641One-way
1 transfer

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You can travel by travel to Cologne from Trier with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Cologne from Trier. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Trier to Cologne

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

    The cheapest way to travel from Trier to Cologne is a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

    This is compared to other travel options from Trier to Cologne:

    A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train with an average ticket price of $19 (€17) from Trier to Cologne.

    The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Trier is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Train takes on average 2 h 32 min.

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

    The average frequency per day from Trier to Cologne is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 1 train a day.

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

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
    • Trains mostly leave from Trier Hbf and tend to arrive in Cologne Hbf.

    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 BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Trier to Cologne tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
    • You can go to Cologne from Trier by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $19 (€17) with Deutsche Bahn from Trier to Cologne on Omio.

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

    • You can find 1 direct train per day to take 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 trip.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Trier to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. 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!

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