Köln to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

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Trains to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Tue 6 Jun

12:44
13:48
Köln
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 04mDirect
12:55
14:12
Köln
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 17m1 change
13:28
14:30
Köln
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 02mDirect
13:33
14:49
Köln
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 16mDirect
13:55
15:15
Köln
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 20m1 change

Train times

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

Train info

Fastest route1h 01m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day37
Fare range€14-€75**

Stations

Origin StationKöln
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf

More information**

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln (Cologne) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is €14.25. To buy train tickets from Köln (Cologne) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) 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 Köln to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is 1 hour and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 1 minute. On an average weekday, there are 55 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) 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 to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 37 direct trains from Köln (Cologne) 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 to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2017. 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 15/02/2017 for travel on 24/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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