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There are 4 ways to get from Poznań to Cottbus by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Frankfurt(Oder) Ec
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof Rb11 / ...

$38 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus PKS Zielona Gora  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań Główny to Gubin DA

$16 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Berlin, Berlin SXF 1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Cottbus N1360

$20 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Cottbus 159.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Poznań to Cottbus is to bus which costs 55 zł - 100 zł and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poznań to Cottbus is to drive which costs 120 zł - 190 zł and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poznań to Cottbus. However, there are services departing from Poznań and arriving at Cottbus via Berlin, Berlin SXF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poznań to Cottbus. However, there are services departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Poznań and Cottbus is 192 km. The road distance is 255.6 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Cottbus without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 140 zł - 210 zł.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Poznań to Cottbus, including transfers.

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Poznań to Cottbus bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Poznań station.

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Poznań to Cottbus train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Cottbus is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 140 zł - 210 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75 zł - 130 zł and takes 5 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Cottbus, Germany?

You can take a train from Poznań to Cottbus via Frankfurt(Oder) and Frankfurt in around 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poznań to Cottbus via Berlin, Berlin SXF in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Frankfurt(Oder)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Intercity.pl
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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 Frankfurt to Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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 Poznań to Berlin, Berlin SXF
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Cottbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Poznań Główny to Gubin DA
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl

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Poznań to Cottbus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cottbus station.

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Poznań to Cottbus train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Cottbus is 256 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Poznań to Cottbus.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Cottbus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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