The cheapest trains from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport

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Cheapest

$29

Average

$65

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport will cost around $ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.

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09:59PMCologne Hbf2h00 11:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$291One-way
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08:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 10:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$341One-way
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11:59PMCologne Hbf2h21 02:20AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 09:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$371One-way
03:49AMCologne Hbf2h56 06:45AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$371One-way

Timetable Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport

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02:17AMCologne Hbf2h16 04:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:11AMCologne Hbf1h22 04:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:21AMCologne Hbf2h06 05:27AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:49AMCologne Hbf2h56 06:45AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:49AMCologne Hbf2h45 06:34AMFrankfurt Flughafen Regionalbf
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05:48AMCologne Hbf1h01 06:49AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:53AMCologne Hbf2h06 07:59AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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06:31AMCologne Hbf1h02 07:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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06:54AMCologne Hbf0h55 07:49AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:11AMCologne Hbf1h15 08:26AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:31AMCologne Hbf1h02 08:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:53AMCologne Hbf2h06 09:59AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:55AMCologne Hbf0h54 08:49AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:23AMCologne Hbf0h53 09:16AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:31AMCologne Hbf1h02 09:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:07AMCologne Hbf1h00 10:07AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:12AMCologne Hbf0h59 10:11AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:17AMCologne Hbf2h41 11:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Regionalbf
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09:21AMCologne Hbf1h12 10:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:53AMCologne Hbf2h06 11:59AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:55AMCologne Hbf0h55 10:50AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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10:18AMCologne Hbf0h55 11:13AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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10:21AMCologne Hbf1h12 11:33AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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10:54AMCologne Hbf0h55 11:49AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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11:07AMCologne Hbf1h00 12:07PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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11:17AMCologne Hbf2h41 01:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Regionalbf
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11:21AMCologne Hbf1h12 12:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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11:53AMCologne Hbf2h06 01:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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11:55AMCologne Hbf0h55 12:50PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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12:18PMCologne Hbf0h57 01:15PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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12:31PMCologne Hbf1h02 01:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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12:54PMCologne Hbf0h55 01:49PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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01:29PMCologne Hbf0h51 02:20PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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01:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 03:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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02:07PMCologne Hbf0h57 03:04PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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02:27PMCologne Hbf0h49 03:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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02:31PMCologne Hbf1h02 03:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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02:54PMCologne Hbf0h55 03:49PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:02PMCologne Hbf1h05 04:07PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:19PMCologne Hbf0h55 04:14PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:25PMCologne Hbf1h08 04:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 05:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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03:55PMCologne Hbf0h55 04:50PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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04:20PMCologne Hbf0h56 05:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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04:31PMCologne Hbf1h02 05:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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04:54PMCologne Hbf0h55 05:49PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:01PMCologne Hbf1h06 06:07PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:20PMCologne Hbf0h56 06:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:31PMCologne Hbf1h02 06:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 07:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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05:55PMCologne Hbf0h55 06:50PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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06:19PMCologne Hbf0h56 07:15PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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06:31PMCologne Hbf1h02 07:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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06:54PMCologne Hbf0h55 07:49PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:11PMCologne Hbf0h58 08:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:22PMCologne Hbf0h56 08:18PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 09:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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07:55PMCologne Hbf0h55 08:50PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:17PMCologne Hbf0h59 09:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:24PMCologne Hbf1h09 09:33PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:53PMCologne Hbf2h06 10:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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08:54PMCologne Hbf0h55 09:49PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:27PMCologne Hbf0h49 10:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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09:59PMCologne Hbf2h00 11:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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10:30PMCologne Hbf1h11 11:41PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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11:59PMCologne Hbf2h21 02:20AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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The fastest trains from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport

Showing times and prices for Oct 17

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Trains per day

66

Distance

151 km

Of the 66 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for Frankfurt am Main Airport every day 43 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 151 km distance in an average of 1 h 19 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 49 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:27PMCologne Hbf0h49 03:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$911One-way
Fastest
09:27PMCologne Hbf0h49 10:16PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$441One-way
2nd Fastest
01:29PMCologne Hbf0h51 02:20PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$911One-way
08:23AMCologne Hbf0h53 09:16AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$911One-way
07:55AMCologne Hbf0h54 08:49AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf
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$561One-way

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Train Information from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport cover the 94 miles (151 km) long route taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $24 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18).

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport

Travel between Cologne Hbf and Frankfurt am Main Airport from $22 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train.

Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 7 min
  • Average Price: $22
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

With close to 50 direct departures per day, it has never been easier to visit Frankfurt by rail. Deutsche Bahn provides direct, high-speed services between the two German cities. There are numerous departures per hour, with journey times as little as one hour two minutes, making the trip from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main a fast and convenient option, whether traveling for business or pleasure.

Which train companies travel from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?

Trains between the two German cities are provided solely by Deutsche Bahn, the leading provider of rail travel in Germany. Known for its reliability and efficiency, it is the largest railway operator in Europe.

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

The train journey from Cologne to Frankfurt can be completed in as little as one hour two minutes. Journey times do vary, with some advertising a slightly longer duration of two hours 20 minutes. Passengers must be sure to check they are on the most direct route if the speed of travel is important for their journey.

How many trains are there from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?

There are nearly 50 direct departures from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main during the week, with nearly 40 available over the weekend. This means that whenever passengers decide to travel, there should be services readily available. Departures are spread throughout the day with an almost round-the-clock service.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?

Departure train station: Services begin at either Cologne Hbf or Cologne Messe/Deutz. Cologne Hbf is Cologne's main train station, found directly in the center of Cologne, near the historic cathedral and a short walk from the River Rhine. Cologne Messe/Deutz is located just over the river from Cologne Hbf. Both stations have access to the S-Bahn as well as local bus routes.

Arrival train station: All services terminate at Frankfurt am Main Hbf. Frankfurt Hbf is one of the busiest stations in Germany and the central hub of Deutsche Bahn's rail network. Found in the center of town, it has good access to local buses and both S-Bahn and U-Bahn trains. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, toilets, left luggage facilities, and passenger lounges. Passengers can make use of the numerous cafes, shops, and bars while they wait.

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Trains from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport trains for as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€19)  for a train ticket to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf.
How far is it from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport by train?
The distance between Cologne Hbf and Frankfurt am Main Airport by train is approximately 94 miles (151 km).
How long is a train to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf on average?
While the time it takes to travel 94 miles (151 km) to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train journey time is on average 1 h 14 min.
Which train providers can take me to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf?
For the best Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport?
Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many trains are there from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne Hbf for Frankfurt am Main Airport is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport?
The earliest train departing from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport leaves at 7: 31 AM. The last train departing from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport leaves at 7: 59 PM. You can find the latest Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf for the best deals?
If you buy the Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $24 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Frankfurt am Main Airport from Cologne Hbf. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne Hbf
Frankfurt am Main Airport
The major railway station for departures from Cologne Hbf is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey from Cologne Hbf to Frankfurt am Main Airport.

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