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.
This is the last train of the day.
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2 h 35 m
3 h 2 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Cologne for Gießen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||78 miles (125 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$22 (€20)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 28 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Cologne to Gießen cover the 78 miles (125 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $22 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Gießen.
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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 Gießen train.
Cologne to Gießen train information with Deutsche Bahn:
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 Gießen, your train can arrive in train stations including Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Gießen.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Gießen, called Gießen, is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from its city center.
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