Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:08
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr

Travelling from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main take around 1 hour, covering a distance of approximately 152 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?

Direct trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main have been found.

We usually find around 47 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 41 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?

The Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 1 hour, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Frankfurt am Main 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 Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Hamburg-Köln-Express
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • 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.

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