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Travelling from Cologne to Gießen by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Gießen take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Gießen.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Gießen?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Cologne to Gießen 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 28 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Gießen?

The Cologne to Gießen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Gießen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gießen is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:55 and the last train is around 00:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:55, and the last at 23:56.

When to book Cologne to Gießen 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 Gießen by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Gießen?

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

  • Hessische Landesbahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

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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