Berlin to Köln

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€98.39
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Trains to Köln

Tue 30 May

11:33
16:09
Berlin
Köln
4h 36mDirect
12:34
17:09
Berlin
Köln
4h 35mDirect
13:34
18:09
Berlin
Köln
4h 35mDirect
14:34
19:09
Berlin
Köln
4h 35mDirect
15:34
20:09
Berlin
Köln
4h 35mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time5h 16m
First train dept04:26
Last train dept23:53

Train info

Fastest route4h 35m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day17
Fare range€18-€149**

Stations

Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationKöln
Return Journey

More information**

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin to Köln (Cologne) is €18. To buy train tickets from Berlin to Köln (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 Berlin to Köln by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Köln (Cologne) is 5 hours and 16 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 35 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Köln (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 Berlin to Köln?

The first train from Berlin to Köln (Cologne) departs at 04:26. The last train from Berlin to Köln (Cologne) departs at 23:53. 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 Berlin and Köln?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Köln (Cologne) without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Berlin to Köln (Cologne). 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 Berlin to Köln for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/05/2017. 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 10/01/2017 for travel on 05/02/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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