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Train Information from Cologne to Halle

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Halle cover the 219 miles (354 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Halle (Saale) Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Halle

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train between Cologne and Halle with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey from Cologne to Halle with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Cologne and Halle and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Cologne to Halle by DB is 219 miles (354 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Cologne to Halle 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.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Halle
Travel by train to Halle 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 Halle.
How much do cheap train tickets between Cologne and Halle cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cologne to Halle for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Cologne and Halle on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€24)  for a train ticket between Cologne and Halle.
How far is it from Cologne to Halle by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Halle is around 219 miles (354 km).
How many hours is the train time to Halle from Cologne?
On average the Cologne to Halle train time is 5 h 34 min  covering the 219 miles (354 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Cologne goes to Halle? What train station do I come into Halle from Cologne?

When taking the train from Cologne to Halle, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Halle (Saale) Hbf, Halle-Neustadt and Halle-Ammendorf.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Halle (Saale) Hbf.

Where do I find the Cologne train station to Halle? Where is the Halle train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Halle (Saale) Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Halle.

What train companies offer a service between Cologne and Halle?
When taking a train from Cologne to Halle, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Halle. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Halle from Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Halle from Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Halle is 12 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 Halle?
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Halle at 7: 13 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Halle leaving at 9: 49 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Halle train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Cologne to Halle to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Cologne to Halle to cost on average $29 (€24) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Halle train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 Halle.
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