There are 5 ways to get from Trier 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.

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Train via Koblenz Hbf  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$4 - $65

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Köln Süd Rb / ...

$3 - $60

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Trier, Trier train to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 236

$22 - $35

Rideshare  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Cologne 117.5 miles

$5 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Trier to Cologne 116.2 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trier to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trier to Cologne is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 20€ - 30€.

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The distance between Trier and Cologne is 132 km. The road distance is 186 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Trier to Cologne, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trier Hbf and arriving at Köln Süd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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

You can take a train from Trier to Cologne via Koblenz Hbf in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Trier to Cologne once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Süd to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trier, Trier train to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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