There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to Trier by train, bus, car or rideshare

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

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Train via Koblenz Hbf  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf Re

$55 - $81

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Trier 116 miles

$9 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Trier Hbf Re / ...

$35 - $60

Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Trier, Trier train 236

$22 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Trier 115 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Trier is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Trier is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Trier is 132 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Cologne to Trier, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Süd and arriving at Trier Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Trier via Koblenz Hbf in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne to Trier once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Süd to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Trier
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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