Cologne to Warsaw by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 12m

Travelling from Cologne to Warsaw by train

The fastest trains from Cologne to Warsaw take around 10 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 979 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Warsaw.

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Cologne to Warsaw 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 20 departures. The duration is normally about 10 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Warsaw is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:22, and the last at 23:49.

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

When to book Cologne to Warsaw 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 Warsaw by train.

Which trains operate between Cologne and Warsaw?

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

  • Berlin-Warsaw Express
  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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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