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Overview: Train from Cologne to Klagenfurt

distanceDistance446 miles (720 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Trains from Cologne to Klagenfurt cover the 446 miles (720 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $55 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Klagenfurt Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Klagenfurt trains

You can travel by train from Cologne to Klagenfurt with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $45 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train to Klagenfurt from Cologne. 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.

  • Average Price: $45

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Klagenfurt from Cologne:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Klagenfurt

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Klagenfurt, Austria allowed?

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Klagenfurt, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Klagenfurt from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Klagenfurt, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Klagenfurt from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Klagenfurt, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Klagenfurt?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Klagenfurt?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Klagenfurt.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Cologne to Klagenfurt?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Klagenfurt trains for as little as $45 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Cologne and Klagenfurt?

The Cologne to Klagenfurt train ticket price is on average $55 (€47)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Klagenfurt from Cologne by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Klagenfurt by train to be approximately 446 miles (720 km).

How long is a train from Cologne to Klagenfurt on average?

On average the Cologne to Klagenfurt train time is 11 h 18 min  covering the 446 miles (720 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 Klagenfurt? What train station do I come into Klagenfurt 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 Klagenfurt you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Klagenfurt Hbf, Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof Steige 01-39) and Klagenfurt Annabichl.

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Klagenfurt most often arrive at Klagenfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Cologne to Klagenfurt?

When taking a train from Cologne to Klagenfurt, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for the best way to get you to Klagenfurt. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Cologne and Klagenfurt and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there to Klagenfurt from Cologne?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Klagenfurt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Cologne to Klagenfurt? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Klagenfurt at 4: 44 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Klagenfurt leaving at 10: 57 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Klagenfurt train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I book Cologne to Klagenfurt train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Klagenfurt is on average $55 (€47) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Cologne and Klagenfurt available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Klagenfurt
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 Klagenfurt.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB