Cologne to Nijmegen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    00:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 1m

Travelling from Cologne to Nijmegen by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Nijmegen take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Nijmegen.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Nijmegen?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Cologne to Nijmegen 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 45 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Nijmegen?

The Cologne to Nijmegen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Nijmegen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Nijmegen is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:28 and the last train is around 00:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne to Nijmegen train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Nijmegen by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Nijmegen?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

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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