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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    21:15
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 10m
  • Distance
    729 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne take around 8 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 729 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 05:58 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:44, and the last at 20:33.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cologne?

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

  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London North Eastern Railway

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 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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