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Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    00:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 55m
  • Distance
    297 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne?

Journeys between Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and Cologne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne 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 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne?

The Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe around 06:08 and the last train is around 00:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe around 05:08, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe 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 Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and Cologne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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.