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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5 h 5 m
6 h 38 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Cologne for Halle every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||219 miles (354 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||$32 (€29)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Halle cover the 219 miles (354 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $32 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Halle (Saale) Hbf.
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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 Halle train.
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Halle, you can end your route in train stations like Halle (Saale) Hbf, Halle-Neustadt and Halle-Ammendorf.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Halle (Saale) Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 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 (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Halle.
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