Trains from
München Hbf to Cologne

München Hbf to Cologne route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 49m
Trains per day26
Fare range€15-€149
Distance455km
First & last trains
First train departs at00:01
Last train departs at23:23
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 18m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMünchen Hbf
Destination StationCologne

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

10:28
13:29
München Hbf
Cologne
4h 37m1 change
10:55
15:14
München Hbf
Cologne
4h 19mDirect
11:28
16:05
München Hbf
Cologne
4h 37mDirect
11:55
16:14
München Hbf
Cologne
4h 19mDirect
12:28
15:29
München Hbf
Cologne
4h 37m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from München Hbf to Cologne start at €67.18 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€67.18
14 days
in advance
€80.07
Avg. single price
On the day
€99.08
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from München Hbf to Cologne?

The minimum price of a train ticket from München Hbf to Cologne is €14.9. To buy train tickets from München Hbf to Cologne 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 München Hbf to Cologne by train?

The average journey time between München Hbf and Cologne is 4 hours and 49 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 18 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 36 trains per day travelling from München Hbf to Cologne. 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 München Hbf to Cologne?

The first train from München Hbf to Cologne departs at 00:01. The last train from München Hbf to Cologne departs at 23:23. 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 München Hbf and Cologne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from München Hbf to Cologne without having to change trains. There are 26 direct trains from München Hbf to Cologne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to München Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Cologne to München 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 München Hbf to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. 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 25/07/2017 for travel on 28/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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