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Köln to Berlin

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Trains to Berlin

Tue 20 Jun

4h 33m1 change
4h 34mDirect
4h 37mDirect
4h 32m1 change
4h 34mDirect

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Train times

Avg. journey time4h 43m
First train dept04:29
Last train dept23:12

Train info

Fastest route4h 32m
Trains per day17
Fare range€14-€149**


Origin StationKöln
Destination StationBerlin
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Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

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

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

The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Berlin is 4 hours and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 32 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin. 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 to Berlin?

The first train from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin departs at 04:29. The last train from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin departs at 23:12. 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 and Berlin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin. 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 Köln to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/06/2017. 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 17/02/2017 for travel on 03/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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