There are 9 ways to get from Cologne to Leverkusen by train, bus, tram, night train, taxi, car, rideshare, towncar or foot

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf Re1 / ...

$1 - $9

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Rideshare  •  34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Leverkusen 12.3 miles

$2

7 alternative options

Line 250 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Köln, Heumarkt to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Manforter Str. 250

Line 12 tram  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 12 tram from Köln, Zülpicher Platz to Köln, Merkenich 12

$3

Night train  •  10 min

  1. Take the night train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Leverkusen Mitte S 6

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Leverkusen 8.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Leverkusen 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cologne to Leverkusen 8.7 miles

Walk  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Walk from Cologne to Leverkusen 8.5 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Manforter Str.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln, Dom / Hbf and arriving at Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Leverkusen is 11 km. The road distance is 13.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Leverkusen without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs .

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The train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Cologne to Leverkusen bus services, operated by Wiedenhoff Reisen, depart from Köln, Heumarkt station.

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Cologne to Leverkusen train services, operated by S-Bahn Köln, depart from Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Leverkusen is to train which takes 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 250 bus, which costs and takes 29 min.

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Cologne to Leverkusen bus services, operated by Wiedenhoff Reisen, arrive at Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Manforter Str. station.

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Cologne to Leverkusen train services, operated by S-Bahn Köln, arrive at Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Leverkusen.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

S-Bahn Köln operates a train from Cologne to Leverkusen every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 19 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Wiedenhoff Reisen operates a bus from Cologne to Leverkusen hourly, and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
avv.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Leverkusen, Manfort Schlebusch Bf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Leverkusen Mitte
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bahn.de
Night train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 to Leverkusen Mitte
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bahn.de
KVB
Phone
01806 504030
Email
mietservicebus@kvb-koeln.de
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Tram from Köln, Zülpicher Platz to Köln, Merkenich
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Bus operators
Wiedenhoff Reisen
Phone
0212/813081
Email
info@wiedenhoff.com
Website
wiedenhoff.com
Bus from Köln, Heumarkt to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Manforter Str.
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
wiedenhoff.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cologne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cologne to Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Signup at
uber.com
Taxi from Cologne to Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Leverkusen is 14 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Cologne to Leverkusen.

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