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Train Information from Cologne to Baden-Baden

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden cover the 160 miles (258 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Baden-Baden.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Cologne – Baden-Baden

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Cologne to Baden-Baden from $22 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 to Baden-Baden train.

Train information from Cologne to Baden-Baden with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 15 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Cologne and Baden-Baden are the following:

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

Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to Baden-Baden. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to Baden-Baden and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden
Travel by train to Baden-Baden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Baden-Baden.
How much do cheap train tickets from Cologne to Baden-Baden cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Baden-Baden from Cologne for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Cologne and Baden-Baden on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $26 (€21)  for a train ticket from Cologne to Baden-Baden.
How far is Cologne to Baden-Baden by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Baden-Baden is around 160 miles (258 km).
How long is the train ride from Cologne to Baden-Baden?
While the time it takes to travel 160 miles (258 km) from Cologne to Baden-Baden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Baden-Baden train journey time is on average 2 h 54 min.
When traveling by train from Cologne to Baden-Baden, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Baden-Baden do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Baden-Baden you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Baden-Baden and Baden-Baden Rebland.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Baden-Baden.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Baden-Baden?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne.

The most popular arrival train station, Baden-Baden, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center of Baden-Baden.

Which train providers can get me from Cologne to Baden-Baden?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Baden-Baden. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Baden-Baden journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Baden-Baden from Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Baden-Baden is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Baden-Baden?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Baden-Baden at 9: 53 AM. The last train from Cologne to Baden-Baden that you can take departs at 9: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Baden-Baden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I buy Cologne to Baden-Baden train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy the Cologne to Baden-Baden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $26 (€21). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Baden-Baden from Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Baden-Baden.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19