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Cologne to Wurzburg by train

The journey from Cologne to Wurzburg by train is 153.74 mi and takes 4 hr 7 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:18 AM and the last at 4:14 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Wurzburg by train for as little as $17.35 or as much as $58.40. The best price for this journey is $17.35.

Lowest Price$17.35
Journey Duration4 hr 7 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$17.35
Highest Price$58.40
First Departure1:18 AM
Last Departure4:14 PM
Distance153.74 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalWurzburg
CarriersDB - Regional Express, National ExpressMore

Cologne to Wurzburg Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Cologne to Wurzburg?

When you're traveling from Cologne to Wurzburg, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $33.13. You might be able to find prices as low as $17.35, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Cologne to Wurzburg vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $33.13. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Cologne to Wurzburg by train?

The distance between Cologne and Wurzburg is approximately 153.74 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 7 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Cologne and Wurzburg is around 153.74 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hr 7 min. However, the fastest routes between Cologne and Wurzburg take 2 hr 37 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the Cologne to Wurzburg route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Cologne and Wurzburg. You can start your journey in Cologne at stations such as Köln-Mülheim ,Cologne Bonn Airport,Koeln Messe/deutz,Köln, Hbf. These connect to stations including Würzburg, Hbf in Wurzburg. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Cologne to Wurzburg.

How many times a day do departures from Cologne leave for Wurzburg?

The route from Cologne to Wurzburg is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cologne 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Wurzburg, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Wurzburg. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Wurzburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Wurzburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Wurzburg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Wurzburg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Cologne - Wurzburg train tickets can be found for as low as $17.35 if you’re lucky, or $32.51 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $60.66.

Find the best day to travel to Wurzburg by train

When travelling to Wurzburg by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

MittelrheinBahn is a regional train company that operates in the Rhine Valley region of Germany. It is a subsidiary of Transdev, a global transportation company. MittelrheinBahn operates on several routes, including the Koblenz-Mainz line, the Koblenz-Trier line, and the Koblenz-Bingen line. The company's trains are modern and comfortable, with amenities such as air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and onboard toilets. MittelrheinBahn also offers various ticket options, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. The company is committed to providing reliable and efficient service to its passengers, and it plays an important role in connecting communities in the Rhine Valley region.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Wurzburg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Cologne to Wurzburg.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board DB - Regional Express, National Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Cologne to Wurzburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Wurzburg by train.
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Cologne to Wurzburg CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
17.32kg
Bus
18.56kg
Flight
49.48kg
Car
39.59kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Wurzburg by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Wurzburg are 17.32kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Wurzburg? By taking the train between Cologne and Wurzburg you will save 32.16kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.24kg compared to a bus and 22.27kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Wurzburg?
A train ticket from Cologne to Wurzburg is $33.13. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $17.35.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Wurzburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Wurzburg is $17.35. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Wurzburg by train?
Cologne to Wurzburg is 153.74 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Wurzburg take?
Cologne to Wurzburg is on average 4 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 37 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Wurzburg?
The train journey from Cologne to Wurzburg is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regional Express, National Express, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), FlixTrain, MittelrheinBahn and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Wurzburg?
Cologne to Wurzburg has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Wurzburg leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Wurzburg departs at 1:18 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cologne to Wurzburg depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Wurzburg departs at 4:14 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Wurzburg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $17.35 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Wurzburg?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Wurzburg.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Wurzburg by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Wurzburg is 2 hr 37 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Wurzburg?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Wurzburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Wurzburg by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Wurzburg creates 17.32kg of CO2 emissions.

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