Cologne to Friedrichshafen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:18
  • Last train
    00:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 24m

Travelling from Cologne to Friedrichshafen by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Friedrichshafen take around 4 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 409 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Friedrichshafen.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Friedrichshafen?

Journeys between Cologne and Friedrichshafen usually involve one change of train.

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

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Friedrichshafen?

The Cologne to Friedrichshafen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Friedrichshafen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Friedrichshafen is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:18 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 23:56.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Cologne to Friedrichshafen 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 Friedrichshafen by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Friedrichshafen?

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

  • Bayerische Oberlandbahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • 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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The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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