Trains from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 42m
Trains per day5
Fare range€29-€303
Distance402km
Train operatorsALSA, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at06:10
Last train departs at19:41
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 26m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationParis Gare du Nord
Destination StationCologne

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

09:16
10:47
Paris Gare du Nord
Cologne
4h 56m3 changes
10:19
11:47
Paris Gare du Nord
Cologne
4h 53m3 changes
11:47
15:15
Paris Gare du Nord
Cologne
3h 28mDirect
12:19
13:47
Paris Gare du Nord
Cologne
3h 56m1 change
12:26
12:36
Paris Gare du Nord
Cologne
5h 39m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne start at €106.10 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€106.10
1 day
in advance
€151.80
Avg. single price
On the day
€166.69
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne is €29. To buy train tickets from Paris Gare du Nord 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 Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne by train?

The average journey time between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne is 4 hours and 42 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 26 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare du Nord 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 Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne?

The first train from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne departs at 06:10. The last train from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne departs at 19:41. 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 du Nord and Cologne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Paris Gare du Nord?

By train, of course. See trains from Cologne to Paris Gare du Nord.

  • *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 du Nord to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 24/10/2017 for travel on 02/11/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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