Trains from
Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf

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Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time5h 28m
Trains per day9
Fare range€14-€149

First & last trains

First train departs at04:26
Last train departs at23:53

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 07m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationBerlin Hbf
Destination StationKöln Hbf

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

11:00
16:39
Berlin Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 39m1 change
11:33
16:50
Berlin Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 17m1 change
12:34
17:49
Berlin Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 15m1 change
13:34
18:41
Berlin Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 07m1 change
13:34
18:45
Berlin Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 11mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf start at €49.19 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€49.19
14 days
in advance
€58.84
Avg. single price
On the day
€85.70
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf is €14.25. To buy train tickets from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Berlin Hbf and Köln Hbf is 5 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf?

The first train from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf departs at 04:26. The last train from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Berlin Hbf and Köln Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Berlin Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin Hbf to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 25/05/2017 for travel on 09/06/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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