Trains from
Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf

Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 52m
Trains per day5
Fare range€14-€149
Distance474km
First & last trains
First train departs at05:13
Last train departs at21:17
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 52m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationDresden Hbf
Destination StationKöln Hbf

Train times for Tue 17 Oct

11:13
18:46
Dresden Hbf
Köln Hbf
7h 33mDirect
11:17
12:50
Dresden Hbf
Köln Hbf
6h 48m2 changes
12:13
13:18
Dresden Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 52m2 changes
13:13
14:19
Dresden Hbf
Köln Hbf
5h 52m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf start at €49.97 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€49.97
14 days
in advance
€69.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€109.84
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf is €14.25. To buy train tickets from Dresden 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 Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Dresden Hbf and Köln Hbf is 6 hours and 52 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 52 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 33 trains per day travelling from Dresden 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 Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf?

The first train from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf departs at 05:13. The last train from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf departs at 21:17. 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 Dresden Hbf and Köln Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Dresden Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Köln Hbf to Dresden 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 Dresden Hbf to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/10/2017. 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 14/05/2017 for travel on 06/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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