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Overview: Train from Cologne to Nancy

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Nancy cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 13 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Nancy Ville.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Nancy trains

Find the best trip between Cologne and Nancy with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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 between Cologne and Nancy. 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.

    Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Nancy from Cologne:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Nancy

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    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Nancy, France allowed?

    Travel between Cologne, Germany and Nancy, France by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Cologne?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Nancy, France?

    When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 5/21/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Nancy from Cologne before traveling.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Germany from Nancy, France?

    Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    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 5/21/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Nancy.

    What is the distance from Cologne to Nancy by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to Nancy by train to be approximately 158 miles (255 km).

    How long is the train ride to Nancy from Cologne?

    On average the Cologne to Nancy train time is 13 h  covering the 158 miles (255 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Cologne goes to Nancy? What train station do I come into Nancy from Cologne?

    Some of the Cologne train stations to Nancy you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nancy include Nancy Ville and Nancy, Gare Routière (Place de la République).

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Nancy Ville.

    Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Nancy? Where is the train station in Nancy located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nancy Ville and need to travel approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the train station to the city center in Nancy.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Cologne to Nancy?

    For the best Cologne to Nancy train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Nancy to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many train services are there from Cologne to Nancy a day?

    The average number of trains departing Cologne for Nancy is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Cologne
    Nancy
    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 Nancy.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +49 2211411055
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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

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