The cheapest trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Cheapest

$49

Average

$77

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 Ingolstadt will cost around $ 77 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.

Cheapest
11:59PMCologne Hbf7h30 07:29AMIngolstadt Hbf
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$491One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30PMCologne Hbf8h16 06:46AMIngolstadt Hbf
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$551One-way
02:53PMCologne Hbf5h38 08:31PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$581One-way
10:53AMCologne Hbf5h37 04:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$581One-way
04:53PMCologne Hbf5h39 10:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$581One-way

Timetable Cologne to Ingolstadt

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02:17AMCologne Hbf5h12 07:29AMIngolstadt Hbf
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03:11AMCologne Hbf4h18 07:29AMIngolstadt Hbf
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03:21AMCologne Hbf5h21 08:42AMIngolstadt Hbf
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05:20AMCologne Messe/Deutz4h11 09:31AMIngolstadt Hbf
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05:53AMCologne Hbf6h01 11:54AMIngolstadt Hbf
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06:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 10:30AMIngolstadt Hbf
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06:53AMCologne Hbf5h37 12:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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07:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h47 11:31AMIngolstadt Hbf
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07:53AMCologne Hbf6h01 01:54PMIngolstadt Hbf
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08:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 12:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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08:53AMCologne Hbf6h30 03:23PMIngolstadt Hbf
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09:35AMCologne Messe/Deutz4h19 01:54PMIngolstadt Hbf
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09:53AMCologne Hbf6h03 03:56PMIngolstadt Hbf
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09:55AMCologne Hbf5h28 03:23PMIngolstadt Hbf
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10:53AMCologne Hbf5h37 04:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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11:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz4h01 03:31PMIngolstadt Hbf
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11:53AMCologne Hbf6h04 05:57PMIngolstadt Hbf
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12:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 04:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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12:53PMCologne Hbf5h39 06:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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01:33PMCologne Messe/Deutz4h24 05:57PMIngolstadt Hbf
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01:53PMCologne Hbf6h01 07:54PMIngolstadt Hbf
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02:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h48 06:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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02:53PMCologne Hbf5h38 08:31PMIngolstadt Hbf
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03:35PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h58 07:33PMIngolstadt Hbf
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03:53PMCologne Hbf6h02 09:55PMIngolstadt Hbf
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04:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h47 08:31PMIngolstadt Hbf
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04:53PMCologne Hbf5h39 10:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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05:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h48 09:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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05:53PMCologne Hbf5h36 11:29PMIngolstadt Hbf
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06:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h48 10:32PMIngolstadt Hbf
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06:53PMCologne Hbf6h05 12:58AMIngolstadt Hbf
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07:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h59 11:29PMIngolstadt Hbf
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07:55PMCologne Hbf5h03 12:58AMIngolstadt Hbf
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10:30PMCologne Hbf8h16 06:46AMIngolstadt Hbf
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11:59PMCologne Hbf7h30 07:29AMIngolstadt Hbf
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The fastest trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 46 m

Average

5 h 6 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

401 km

Of the 35 trains that leave Cologne for Ingolstadt every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 401 km distance in an average of 5 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 16 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 10:30AMIngolstadt Hbf
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$811One-way
Fastest
12:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 04:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$811One-way
Fastest
08:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h46 12:30PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$1181One-way
2nd Fastest
04:44PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h47 08:31PMIngolstadt Hbf
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$621One-way
2nd Fastest
07:44AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h47 11:31AMIngolstadt Hbf
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$941One-way

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Train Information to Ingolstadt from Cologne

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt cover the 249 miles (401 km) long route taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $49 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Ingolstadt Hbf.

Train companies

Train from Cologne to Ingolstadt with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Cologne to Ingolstadt with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $49 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 249 miles (401 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Cologne to Ingolstadt. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Cologne to Ingolstadt on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Ingolstadt you can pay as low as $49 (€40).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver 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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Cologne to Ingolstadt and when traveling by train:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt
Travel by train to Ingolstadt 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 Ingolstadt.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Cologne and Ingolstadt cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt to cost as little as $49 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Ingolstadt from Cologne?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Ingolstadt train price to come in at an average of $52 (€42)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Ingolstadt by train?
The distance to Ingolstadt from Cologne by train is approximately 249 miles (401 km).
How long is a train between Cologne and Ingolstadt on average?
On average the Cologne to Ingolstadt train time is 3 h 48 min  covering the 249 miles (401 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Cologne to Ingolstadt depart from? Which Ingolstadt train station do I come into from Cologne?

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

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

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Ingolstadt train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Ingolstadt Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Cologne to Ingolstadt?
Take the Cologne to Ingolstadt train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Cologne to Ingolstadt as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Cologne to Ingolstadt?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Cologne to Ingolstadt with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Cologne and Ingolstadt?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Cologne to Ingolstadt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Ingolstadt? What time is the last train from Cologne to Ingolstadt?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Ingolstadt at 3: 53 PM. The last train from Cologne to Ingolstadt that you can take departs at 4: 44 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Ingolstadt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Ingolstadt from Cologne for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Cologne and Ingolstadt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Ingolstadt a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Ingolstadt
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 Ingolstadt.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
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