There are 4 ways to get from Marburg to Cologne by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  2 h 48 min

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

$66 - $97

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marburg to Cologne 104.1 miles

$7 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Marburg to Cologne, Cologne East, Refrath 120

$14 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Marburg to Cologne 104.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marburg to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marburg to Cologne is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Marburg and Cologne is 129 km. The road distance is 167.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Marburg to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Marburg to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Marburg(Lahn) and arriving at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Marburg to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 80.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Marburg to Cologne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marburg to Cologne once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marburg(Lahn) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Marburg to Cologne, Cologne East, Refrath
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marburg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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