Hanover to Cologne by train
Travelling from Hanover to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Hanover to Cologne take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hanover and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Hanover to Cologne?
Direct trains from Hanover to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Hanover to Cologne every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Hanover to Cologne?
The Hanover to Cologne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Hanover to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Hanover around 05:40 and the last train is around 21:31.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hanover around 05:33, and the last at 23:31.
What's the Hanover to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Hanover to Cologne are $22.91.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $27 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $53. 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 Hanover to Cologne 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 Hanover to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Hanover and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Hanover to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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