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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 27 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55Würzburg Hbf2h20 09:15Cologne Messe/Deutz
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11:50Würzburg, Hbf4h25 16:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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05:55Würzburg Hbf2h19 08:14Cologne Messe/Deutz
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06:24Würzburg Hbf2h40 09:04Cologne Hbf
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08:24Würzburg Hbf3h48 12:12Cologne Hbf
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Travel Information from Würzburg to Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £373
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 153 miles (247 km) by flight, coach 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Würzburg to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Würzburg to Cologne

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 Würzburg to Cologne.

How do I go from Würzburg to Cologne?

You can travel to Cologne from Würzburg 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Würzburg to Cologne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A coach is £361 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Würzburg to Cologne costing on average £373.

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Cologne by train, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.

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

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

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 25 min   on average.

How many miles from Würzburg to Cologne would I travel?

The distance between Würzburg and Cologne is around 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:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Würzburg and in Cologne?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Würzburg, Fernbus Haltestelle - Adac Postbus to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Würzburg to Cologne?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Würzburg to Cologne tickets on Omio for £373.
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Würzburg to Cologne tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Würzburg to Cologne tickets on Omio for £16.

Can I find a direct route to Cologne from Würzburg?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct 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 change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Cologne from Würzburg.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Cologne from Würzburg ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Würzburg to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Würzburg and Cologne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Cologne from Würzburg online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Würzburg to Cologne, 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 plane ticket for this journey is on average £373 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £12 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £16 one way on average for this journey.

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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