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Train Information between Cologne and Pforzheim

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Pforzheim cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Pforzheim Hbf.

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Cologne to Pforzheim with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Cologne to Pforzheim with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 161 miles (259 km) journey from Cologne to Pforzheim with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Cologne and Pforzheim if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access 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 between Cologne and Pforzheim:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Pforzheim
Travel by train to Pforzheim 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 Pforzheim.
FAQs
How far is Pforzheim from Cologne by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to Pforzheim by train to be approximately 161 miles (259 km).
What is the Cologne to Pforzheim train travel time?
On average the Cologne to Pforzheim train travel time is 3 h 3 min  for the 161 miles (259 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Pforzheim?

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Pforzheim you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Pforzheim Hbf, Pforzheim Maihälden and Pforzheim-Weißenstein.

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

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Pforzheim?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Pforzheim most often arrive at Pforzheim Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Cologne to Pforzheim?
For the best Cologne to Pforzheim train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cologne to Pforzheim to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Pforzheim from Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Pforzheim is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Pforzheim?
The first Cologne to Pforzheim train departs at 7: 55 PM   and the last train from Cologne to Pforzheim leaves at 7: 59 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Pforzheim on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Pforzheim
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 Pforzheim.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19