The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
|Distance||773 miles (1247 km)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Train providers||Thalys or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Cologne to Madrid cover the 773 miles (1247 km) long trip taking on average 25 h 54 min with our travel partners like Thalys or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.
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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 Madrid train.
Cologne to Madrid train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne, which is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.