Würzburg to Cologne by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:24
  • Last train
    21:55
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m

Travelling from Würzburg to Cologne by train

The fastest trains from Würzburg to Cologne take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Würzburg and Cologne.

Direct trains run between Würzburg and Cologne.

We usually find around 26 direct trains on the route from Würzburg to Cologne every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Würzburg around 06:24 and the last train is around 21:55. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Würzburg to Cologne train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Würzburg to Cologne by train.

Which trains operate between Würzburg and Cologne?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Würzburg to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for Cologne to Würzburg

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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