Dresden to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Dresden to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Dresden to Cologne take around 7 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 474 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dresden and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Dresden to Cologne?
Direct trains from Dresden to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Dresden to Cologne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Dresden to Cologne?
The Dresden to Cologne train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Dresden to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Dresden around 05:10 and the last train is around 21:07.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dresden around 07:10, and the last at 21:07.
What's the Dresden to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Dresden to Cologne are $34.69.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $115. 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 Dresden 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 Dresden to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Dresden and Cologne?
Intercity is the train company that operates on the route from Dresden 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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