Cologne to Bad Schandau by train

  • First train
    07:53
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 40m
  • Distance
    503 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Bad Schandau by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Bad Schandau take around 6 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 503 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Bad Schandau.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Bad Schandau?

Journeys between Cologne and Bad Schandau usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Cologne to Bad Schandau every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Bad Schandau?

The Cologne to Bad Schandau train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cologne to Bad Schandau train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bad Schandau is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 08:24 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Bad Schandau 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 Cologne to Bad Schandau by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Bad Schandau?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Bad Schandau, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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