Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

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Trains to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Tue 28 Mar

12:55
14:12
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 17m1 change
13:11
14:30
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 19m1 change
13:24
14:49
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 25m1 change
13:55
15:15
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 20m1 change
14:31
15:48
Köln Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 17m1 change

Train times

Avg. journey time1h 22m
First train dept03:17
Last train dept23:53

Train info

Fastest route1h 02m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day16
Fare range€14-€75**

Stations

Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf

More information**

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is €14.25**. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is 1 hour and 22 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 54 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). 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 Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) departs at 03:17. The last train from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) 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 Köln Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). 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 Köln Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/03/2017. 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 21/03/2017 for travel on 24/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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