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 to Gießen will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.
This is the last train of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 5 m
2 h 46 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Gießen without transferring at least once.
|Distance||78 miles (125 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||$23 (€19)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Gießen cover the 78 miles (125 km) long route taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Gießen.
Travel from Cologne to Gießen 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 trip for you.
Find your perfect trip from Cologne to Gießen with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Cologne and Gießen and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Cologne and Gießen by DB is 78 miles (125 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Cologne and Gießen is $22 (€18).
DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.
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.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Gießen, you can end your trip in train stations like Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Gießen most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Gießen most often arrive at Gießen and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need