Köln to Berlin

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Trains to Berlin

Tue 4 Apr

4h 18mDirect
4h 21mDirect
4h 18mDirect
4h 21mDirect
4h 18mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time4h 31m
First train dept04:29
Last train dept23:12

Train info

Fastest route4h 18m
Trains per day17
Fare range€14-€149**


Origin StationKöln
Destination StationBerlin
Return Journey

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin is €14.25**. To buy train tickets from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin 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 to Berlin by train?

The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Berlin is 4 hours and 31 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 18 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin. 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 to Berlin?

The first train from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin departs at 04:29. The last train from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin departs at 23:12. 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 and Berlin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Köln (Cologne) to Berlin. 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 to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/04/2017. 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 17/02/2017 for travel on 03/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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