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.
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3 h 46 m
5 h 6 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||249 miles (401 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$52 (€42)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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