Trains from
Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time1h 20m
Trains per day22
Fare range€14-€75

First & last trains

First train departs at03:17
Last train departs at23:53

Fastest journey

Fastest route1h 01m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

12:55
14:12
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 17m1 change
13:28
14:30
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 02mDirect
13:55
15:15
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 20m1 change
14:31
15:48
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 17m1 change
14:55
16:13
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 18m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf start at €33.77 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€33.77
14 days
in advance
€36.90
Avg. single price
On the day
€55.89
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

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

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 1 hour and 20 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 1 minute. On an average weekday, there are 50 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) 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 Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf departs at 03:17. The last train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) 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 Köln Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Köln 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 Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. 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 11/05/2017 for travel on 22/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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