Cologne to Magdeburg by train

  • First train
    07:12
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 40m
  • Distance
    349 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Magdeburg by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Magdeburg take around 4 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 349 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Magdeburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Magdeburg?

Direct trains from Cologne to Magdeburg have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Magdeburg every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Cologne to Magdeburg train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Magdeburg is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 07:12 and the last train is around 23:17. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Magdeburg?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Magdeburg to Cologne by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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