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from Cologne to Trier

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Trier on 18 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Cologne2h30 12:00Trier
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£111One-way
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09:30Cologne2h30 12:00Trier
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£111One-way
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10:00Cologne2h30 12:30Trier
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£111One-way
15:00Cologne3h00 18:00Trier
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£121One-way

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Sun
17 Oct
£31Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Wed
20 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Fri
22 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£18Deutsche Bahn
Sat
23 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£11Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
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£12Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Wed
27 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Thu
28 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Sun
31 Oct
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Mon
1 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Tue
2 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
3 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£32Deutsche Bahn
Thu
4 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£18Deutsche Bahn
Sat
6 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£18Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information to Trier from Cologne

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £18 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 82 miles (132 km) by coach or train between Cologne and Trier. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Cologne to Trier.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Trier
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FAQs
How do I go from Cologne to Trier?

There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Trier: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Trier from Cologne?

The cheapest way from Cologne to Trier is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Trier:

A train is £14 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Cologne to Trier costing on average £32.

What is the quickest way from Cologne to Trier?

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

Other travel options to Trier from Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 40 min   on average.

What is the distance from Cologne to Trier?

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

How many services a day are there to Trier from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Trier is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Cologne to Trier, where do I depart from Cologne and where do I arrive in Trier?

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

  • Coaches from Cologne to Trier most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Trier, Kürenzer St.
  • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Köln Hbf and arrive in Trier at Trier Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Trier?

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

  • You can go to Trier from Cologne by coach with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £32 with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Trier on Omio.
  • You can go to Trier from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £18 with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Trier on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Cologne to Trier?

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

  • You can find a direct coach to Trier with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Trier tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Trier?
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Trier? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Trier usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Luxembourg, Frankfurt am Main or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Luxembourg, Frankfurt am Main or Berlin from Trier, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets between Cologne and Trier online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £32 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £18 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Trier 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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