Karlsruhe to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Karlsruhe to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Cologne take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 240 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Cologne?
Direct trains from Karlsruhe to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Karlsruhe to Cologne every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Karlsruhe to Cologne?
The Karlsruhe to Cologne train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Karlsruhe to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 07:00 and the last train is around 21:13.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Karlsruhe to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Karlsruhe to Cologne are $22.97.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $29 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $34. 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 Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Karlsruhe to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- 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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