Trains from
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf

Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 23m
Fare range€15-€300
Distance403km
Train operatorsThalys
First & last trains
First train departs at05:23
Last train departs at19:44
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 52m
Changes3 changes
Stations
Origin StationParis-Gare-de-Lyon
Destination StationKöln Hbf

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

08:44
08:59
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Köln Hbf
5h 28m6 changes
09:44
09:59
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Köln Hbf
5h 28m6 changes
11:14
11:29
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Köln Hbf
4h 01m3 changes
11:44
11:59
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Köln Hbf
4h 31m4 changes
12:19
12:34
Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Köln Hbf
5h 46m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf start at €104.92 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€104.92
1 day
in advance
€142.81
Avg. single price
On the day
€164.41
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf is €15. To buy train tickets from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln 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 Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Paris-Gare-de-Lyon and Köln Hbf is 5 hours and 23 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 52 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln 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 Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf?

The first train from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf departs at 05:23. The last train from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf departs at 19:44. 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 Paris-Gare-de-Lyon and Köln Hbf?

No, it is not possible to travel from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. To travel from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf will require a minimum of 3 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Paris-Gare-de-Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Köln Hbf to Paris-Gare-de-Lyon.

  • *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 Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. 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 22/08/2017 for travel on 22/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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