Train times for Tue 20 Mar
When is the best time to buy tickets?
Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Cologne to Düsseldorf start at €136.83 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Cologne to Düsseldorf?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Cologne to Düsseldorf is €75. To buy train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf 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 Cologne to Düsseldorf by train?
The average journey time between Cologne and Düsseldorf is 12 hours and 52 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Düsseldorf. 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 Cologne to Düsseldorf?
The first train from Cologne to Düsseldorf departs at 05:25. The last train from Cologne to Düsseldorf departs at 20:44. 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 Cologne and Düsseldorf?
No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How do I get back to Cologne?
By train, of course. See trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne.
- *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 Cologne to Düsseldorf for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/03/2018. 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 20/12/2017 for travel on 01/01/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.