There are 7 ways to get from Cologne to Wiesbaden by train, bus, tram, 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  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf Ice

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Wiesbaden 102.1 miles

$8 - $15

5 alternative options

Train via Koblenz Hbf  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Koblenz Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf Regional

$42 - $61

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Wiesbaden 227 / ...

$20 - $32

Line 16 tram, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 16 tram from Köln, Poststr. to Bonn, Universität/Markt 16
  2. Take the bus from Bonn to Wiesbaden

$13 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Wiesbaden 102.4 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$102 - $294

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Wiesbaden once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne to Wiesbaden 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Süd to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
KVB
Phone
01806 504030
Email
mietservicebus@kvb-koeln.de
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Tram from Köln, Poststr. to Bonn, Universität/Markt
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Wiesbaden
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Wiesbaden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Wiesbaden is 132 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Wiesbaden is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Wiesbaden is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Wiesbaden Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

The train from Köln Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.