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.
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7 h 5 m
7 h 28 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Aalen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||200 miles (323 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€47)|
|Train frequency||19 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Aalen cover the 200 miles (323 km) long route taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Aalen.
You can travel by train between Cologne and Aalen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $26 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Aalen from Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Aalen, your train can arrive in train stations including Aalen and Aalen, Bahnhofstraße (ZOB).
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Aalen.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Aalen, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center of Aalen.
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