Berlin to Cologne by train
Travelling from Berlin to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Berlin to Cologne take around 4 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 476 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Berlin and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Berlin to Cologne?
Direct trains from Berlin to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 47 direct trains on the route from Berlin to Cologne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Berlin to Cologne?
The Berlin to Cologne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Berlin to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Berlin around 04:17 and the last train is around 00:20.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Berlin around 05:38, and the last at 00:20.
What's the Berlin to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Berlin to Cologne are $22.16.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $77 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $34. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Berlin to Cologne train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Berlin to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Berlin and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Berlin to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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