Cologne to Vienna by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cologne to Vienna by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Vienna take around 8 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 741 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Vienna.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Vienna?
Direct trains from Cologne to Vienna have been found.
We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Vienna every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Vienna?
The Cologne to Vienna train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Vienna train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:53 and the last train is around 21:21.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:49, and the last at 21:21.
What's the Cologne to Vienna train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Vienna are $33.38.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $80 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $126. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cologne to Vienna train tickets?
Trains for this journey 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 Vienna by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Vienna?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Vienna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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