There are 11 ways to get from Cologne to Wittenberg by train, bus, 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.

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice

$126 - $188

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Bus, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 064 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice

$51 - $84

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Train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice

$133 - $193

Train #2  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dessau Hbf Ic

$119 - $169

Train, drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Wittenberg

$92 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Wittenberg 332.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof

$79 - $192

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CGN - SXF
  2. Take the train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof

$56 - $192

Fly Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof

$80 - $195

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Leipzig (LEJ) CGN - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

$94 - $251

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

$100 - $324

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Wittenberg. However, there are services departing from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and arriving at Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Wittenberg is 408 km. The road distance is 531.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Wittenberg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Cologne to Wittenberg, including transfers.

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Cologne to Wittenberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Wittenberg is 531 km. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Cologne to Wittenberg.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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  • Distance: 255.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany?

You can take a train from Cologne to Wittenberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5 h 37 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dessau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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