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There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Wiesbaden by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 8m

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

$35 - $55

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Rideshare  •  2h

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Wiesbaden 102.1 miles

$7 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Cologne to Wiesbaden 102.4 miles

$21 - $35

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

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

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

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The distance between Cologne and Wiesbaden is 132 km. The road distance is 163.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Wiesbaden without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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

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Cologne to Wiesbaden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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Cologne to Wiesbaden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wiesbaden Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Wiesbaden is 164 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Cologne to Wiesbaden.

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  • Distance: 82.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Wiesbaden once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Train from Köln Hbf to Wiesbaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Other operators

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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Rideshare from Cologne to Wiesbaden
Ave. Duration
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $15
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There are 455+ hotels available in Wiesbaden. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cologne and Wiesbaden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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