Vienna to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Vienna to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Cologne take around 8 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 741 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Cologne?
Direct trains from Vienna to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Vienna to Cologne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Cologne?
The Vienna to Cologne train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 06:50 and the last train is around 20:41.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Vienna to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Vienna to Cologne are $31.70.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $79 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $102. 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 Vienna to Cologne 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 Vienna to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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