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from Cologne to Tübingen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Tübingen on 23 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:40Cologne/Bonn Airport3h30 10:10Zurich Airport
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06:40Cologne/Bonn Airport3h30 10:10Zurich Airport
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09:00Cologne/Bonn Airport3h50 12:50Zurich Airport
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12:15Cologne/Bonn Airport10h15 22:30Zurich Airport
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18:25Cologne/Bonn Airport22h50 17:15Zurich Airport
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22 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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23 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£269Lufthansa Cityline
24 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
28 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Cologne and Tübingen

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £129
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £129 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) between Cologne and Tübingen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Tübingen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Tübingen
Travel to Tübingen 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 Cologne to Tübingen.
What are my Cologne to Tübingen travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Cologne to Tübingen. You can take a coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Tübingen. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Tübingen:

A coach is about £112 less than a flight, which costs on average £129 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Tübingen by train, which costs on average £21 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Tübingen from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 5 min   on average.

How many miles are between Cologne and Tübingen

The distance from Cologne to Tübingen is approximately 190 miles (307 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Tübingen is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Tübingen:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Tübingen, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a train from Köln Hbf to Tübingen Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Cologne to Tübingen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Tübingen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Tübingen by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Tübingen for £17.
  • Eurowings Europe can get you to Tübingen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings Europe from Cologne to Tübingen for £129 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Tübingen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Tübingen tickets on Omio for £21.
Is it possible to travel directly between Cologne and Tübingen?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Tübingen with Eurowings.
  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to take to Tübingen with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Cologne to Tübingen ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Tübingen? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Tübingen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Stuttgart, Munich or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Stuttgart, Munich or Berlin from Tübingen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Cologne to Tübingen tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £17 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £129 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £21 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Tübingen 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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