Trains from
Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf

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Trains to Köln Hbf

Tue 27 Jun

10:51
12:53
Karlsruhe Hbf
Köln Hbf
2h 02m2 changes
11:00
13:05
Karlsruhe Hbf
Köln Hbf
2h 05mDirect
12:00
14:05
Karlsruhe Hbf
Köln Hbf
2h 05m1 change
13:00
15:05
Karlsruhe Hbf
Köln Hbf
2h 05mDirect
14:00
16:05
Karlsruhe Hbf
Köln Hbf
2h 05m1 change

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time2h 20m
First train dept01:30
Last train dept22:01

Train info

Fastest route2h 02m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day10
Fare range€19-€95**

Stations

Origin StationKarlsruhe Hbf
Destination StationKöln Hbf
View return journey, Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) is €19. To buy train tickets from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) 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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) and Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) is 2 hours and 20 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station). 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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf?

The first train from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) departs at 01:30. The last train from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) departs at 22:01. 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 Karlsruhe Hbf and Köln Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Karlsruhe Hbf (Main station) to Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station). Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

  • *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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/06/2017. 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 10/06/2017 for travel on 12/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.