Trains from Berlin to Cologne

Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 10m
Trains per day18
Fare range€17-€140
Train operatorsflixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at04:30
Last train departs at23:52
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 18m
Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationCologne

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin to Cologne is €17. To buy train tickets from Berlin to Cologne 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 to Cologne by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Cologne is 5 hours and 10 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 18 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Cologne. 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 to Cologne?

The first train from Berlin to Cologne departs at 04:30. The last train from Berlin to Cologne departs at 23:52. 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 and Cologne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Cologne without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Berlin to Cologne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Berlin?

By train, of course. See trains from Cologne to Berlin.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 22/10/2017 for travel on 22/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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