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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Ice

$60 - $95

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 184.5 miles

$16 - $26

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. 068 / ...

$28 - $44

Bus Turancar  •  6 h 54 min

$21 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 188.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Dusseldorf to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. DUS - NUE

$80 - $275

Fly Dusseldorf to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. DUS - FRA

$116 - $322

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. FRA - NUE

$144 - $279

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. CGN - MUC

$130 - $326

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Würzburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne to Würzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Würzburg is 248 km. The road distance is 301 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Würzburg is to rideshare which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Würzburg is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and arriving at Würzburg Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

The train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Würzburg Hbf takes 2 h 17 min including transfers and departs every two hours.