Cologne to Prague by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cologne to Prague by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Prague take around 8 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 538 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Prague.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Prague?
Journeys between Cologne and Prague usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Cologne to Prague 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 39 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Prague?
The Cologne to Prague train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Prague train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Prague is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:18 and the last train is around 23:53.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Cologne to Prague train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Prague are $34.46.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $124 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $248. 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 Cologne to Prague train tickets?
Trains for this journey 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 Cologne to Prague by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Prague?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Prague, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night train
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Prague to Cologne by train