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from Würzburg to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Würzburg to Cologne on Jan 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMWürzburg Hbf2h20 01:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$431One-way
Cheapest
11:50AMWürzburg, Hbf4h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$171One-way
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06:55AMWürzburg Hbf2h20 09:15AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$431One-way
10:24AMWürzburg Hbf2h41 01:05PMCologne Hbf
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$431One-way
02:55PMWürzburg Hbf2h20 05:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$431One-way

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Travel Information from Würzburg to Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $512
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 153 miles (247 km) by flight, bus or train between Würzburg and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Würzburg to Cologne.

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FAQs

How do I reach Cologne from Würzburg?

You can travel between Würzburg and Cologne 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Würzburg to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is about $495 (€413) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $512 (€427) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18) for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Würzburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 19 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

What is the distance between Würzburg and Cologne?

The distance from Würzburg to Cologne is approximately 153 miles (247 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Würzburg to Cologne is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Würzburg to Cologne?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Würzburg, Fernbus Haltestelle - Adac Postbus to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Würzburg Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

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

  • You can go to Cologne from Würzburg by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $512 (€427) with Lufthansa from Würzburg to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can go to Cologne from Würzburg by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€14) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Würzburg to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can go to Cologne from Würzburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $21 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Würzburg to Cologne on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Würzburg and Cologne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Würzburg to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Würzburg and Cologne.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Würzburg to Cologne?

Looking to extend your trip from Würzburg to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Würzburg to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Würzburg to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $512 (€427) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $17 (€14) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€18) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Würzburg 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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