Paris to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Paris to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Paris to Cologne take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 405 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Cologne?
Direct trains from Paris to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Paris to Cologne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Cologne?
The Paris to Cologne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 05:50 and the last train is around 17:55.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Paris to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Cologne are $40.23.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $98. 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 Paris to Cologne train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 7 and a half 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 Paris to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Paris and Cologne?
Thalys is the train company that operates on the route from Paris to Cologne.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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