Cologne to Nice train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Nice is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM14h02
Cologne Hbf
10:55PMNice-Ville
$3031One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM13h28
Cologne Hbf
10:21PMNice-Ville
$3201One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM24h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$3821One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$5361One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$5431One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Cologne to Nice

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM13h28
Cologne Hbf
10:21PMNice-Ville
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM14h02
Cologne Hbf
10:55PMNice-Ville
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM24h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

13 h 28 m

Average

19 h 49 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

804 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Nice without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM13h28
Cologne Hbf
10:21PMNice-Ville
$3201One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM14h02
Cologne Hbf
10:55PMNice-Ville
$3031One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$5361One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM23h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$5431One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM24h32
Cologne Hbf
09:25AMNice-Ville
$3821One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Nice

distanceDistance498 miles (804 km)
durationAverage train duration16 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$197 (€170)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Cologne to Nice cover the 498 miles (804 km) long route taking on average 16 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $107 (€92), but the average price of train tickets is $197 (€170). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Nice-Ville.

Train companies: SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI and Thalys from Cologne to Nice trains

Buy your official SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI and Thalys train tickets to Nice from Cologne from $437 (€377) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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 Nice train.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Nice train information:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 48 min
  • Cheapest Price: $437
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Cologne to Nice

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Nice 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 Nice.
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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Nice can start from as little as $107 (€92) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Nice is $197 (€170); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Nice from Cologne is on average 16 h 41 min   for the 498 mile (804 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Nice by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Nice leaves at 2: 44 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Nice leaves at 3: 44 PM.
There are 2 trains a day from Cologne to Nice which require at least one change with SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Cologne to Nice with TGV INOUI or Thalys. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys.
For the best Cologne to Nice train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV INOUI, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Nice to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Nice, you can end your journey in train stations like Nice-Ville, Nice Saint-Augustin and Nice-Riquier.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nice-Ville, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cologne to Nice by train is November.
You have options as you can travel between Cologne and Nice 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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