There are 9 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.

Recommended option

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

$132 - $189

Cheapest option

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$52 - $192

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 52 min

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

$121 - $171

Bus, train  •  10 h 38 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

$52 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Wittenberg 332.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

$75 - $192

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

$67 - $196

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$91 - $251

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

$88 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Wittenberg is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Wittenberg is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 50 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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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Cologne to Wittenberg, including transfers.

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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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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 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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 Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
25 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
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 North, Leverkusen to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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