The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Plzeň is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 57 m
9 h 19 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Cologne for Plzeň every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||294 miles (474 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 3 min|
|Average train ticket price||$49 (€42)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Plzeň cover the 294 miles (474 km) long route taking on average 7 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $25 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $49 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Plzen hl. N.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Plzeň from Cologne from $25 (€22) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.
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 from Cologne to Plzeň. 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.
Train information from Cologne to Plzeň with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Plzeň, Czechia is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Plzeň closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Plzeň to Cologne is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne from Plzeň here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Plzeň you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Plzeň include Plzen hl. N. Plzeň, Koterovská / Sladová and Plzeň-Jižní předměstí.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Plzen hl. N.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Plzen hl. N. Located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center.
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