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    7hr 13m

Travelling from York to Cologne by train

Fast trains from York to Cologne take around 7 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 641 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Cologne.

Are there direct trains from York to Cologne?

Journeys between York and Cologne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from York 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 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Cologne?

The York to Cologne train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Cologne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:40, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York 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 York to Cologne by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Cologne?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • Grand Central Railway
  • 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 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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