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Köln to Paris

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Trains to Paris

Tue 4 Jul

3h 26mDirect
5h 15m1 change
3h 26m1 change
3h 28mDirect
3h 56m1 change

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Train times

Avg. journey time5h 58m
First train dept03:17
Last train dept23:57

Train info

Fastest route3h 24m
Trains per day5
Fare range€29-€318**


Origin StationKöln
Destination StationParis
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Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln (Cologne) to Paris is €29. To buy train tickets from Köln (Cologne) to Paris 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 Paris by train?

The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Paris is 5 hours and 58 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 24 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) to Paris. 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 Paris?

The first train from Köln (Cologne) to Paris departs at 03:17. The last train from Köln (Cologne) to Paris departs at 23:57. 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 Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Paris without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Köln (Cologne) to Paris. 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 Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/07/2017. 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 20/03/2017 for travel on 20/04/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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