There are 10 ways to get from Bamberg to Cologne by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Re
  2. Ice

$82 - $119

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 18 min

  1. 258.8 miles

$21 - $35

8 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. 068

$33 - $53

Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Re

$87 - $134

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. 259.5 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 9 min

  1. NUE - CGN

$99 - $269

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h

  1. NUE - DUS

$59 - $267

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. NUE - FRA

$123 - $272

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 40 min

  1. FRA - DUS

$143 - $364

Train to Munich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 3 min

  1. MUC - CGN

$126 - $313

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bamberg and Cologne is 303 km. The road distance is 415 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Bamberg to Cologne is to drive which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Bamberg to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Bamberg and arriving at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Würzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Bamberg to Cologne, including transfers.

What companies run services between Bamberg, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Bamberg to Cologne via Würzburg Hbf in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bamberg to Cologne twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bamberg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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