|Avg. journey time||4h 28m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Fare range||€14 - €298|
|Train operators||Eurolines France, Flixbus, Ouibus,|
|First train departs at||06:10|
|Last train departs at||20:25|
|Fastest route||3h 20m|
Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Cologne start at €96.16 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Cologne is €13.55. To buy train tickets from Paris 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.
The average journey time between Paris and Cologne is 4 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 20 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Paris 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.
The first train from Paris to Cologne departs at 06:10. The last train from Paris to Cologne departs at 20:25. 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Cologne without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris to Cologne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Cologne to Paris.