There are 13 ways to get from Tübingen to Cologne by train, taxi, bus, rideshare, 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 Stuttgart Hbf  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$88 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus Deinbus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Tübingen to Cologne

$22 - $40

11 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tübingen to Bietigheim-Bissingen
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$273 - $345

Train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$90 - $140

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tübingen to Bonn N207

$31 - $50

Rideshare  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tübingen to Cologne 243.3 miles

$22 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Tübingen to Cologne 243.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) STR - CGN

$112 - $378

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS

$118 - $242

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS

$166 - $392

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$130 - $308

Train, train to Munich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MUC - CGN

$144 - $342

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Horb to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN

$106 - $292

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

You can take a train from Tübingen to Cologne via Stuttgart Hbf in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Tübingen to Cologne twice a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Dresden
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Leipzig
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Tübingen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Horb to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47 - $51
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$47 - $51
1st Class
$55 - $90
Bus operators
Deinbus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tübingen to Bonn
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tübingen to Cologne
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Tübingen to Bietigheim-Bissingen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Taxi XXL Reutlingen
Phone
+49 7121/55511
Heim-Taxi
Phone
+49 7121/321098

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tübingen to Cologne?

The distance between Tübingen and Cologne is 308 km. The road distance is 390 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tübingen to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Tübingen to Cologne is to bus which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tübingen to Cologne?

The quickest way to get from Tübingen to Cologne is to drive which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

Is there a direct train between Tübingen and Cologne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tübingen Hbf and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Tübingen and Cologne?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tübingen and arriving at Cologne. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Tübingen to Cologne?

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Tübingen to Cologne, including transfers.