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Train Information to Villach from Cologne

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Villach cover the 432 miles (697 km) long route taking on average 11 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Villach Hbf.

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Trains from Cologne to Villach
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and Villach?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Villach, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Villach, Austria?

All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Villach as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Villach, Austria?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Villach is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Villach restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Villach closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains to Villach from Cologne?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Cologne and Villach for as low as $47 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Villach from Cologne?
The train price from Cologne to Villach is on average $63 (€51)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Cologne to Villach by train?
The distance from Cologne to Villach by train is approximately 432 miles (697 km).
How many hours is the train time between Cologne and Villach?
On average the Cologne to Villach train travel time is 11 h 41 min  for the 432 miles (697 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Cologne goes to Villach? What train station do I come into Villach from Cologne?

When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Villach, your train can arrive in train stations including Villach Hbf, Villach Warmbad and Villach Hbf (Bussteige 1-4).

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Villach Hbf.

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

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

Can I purchase a direct train from Cologne to Villach?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Cologne to Villach. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many train services per day are there to Villach from Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Villach is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Villach? What time is the last train from Cologne to Villach?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Villach at 5: 44 PM. The last train from Cologne to Villach that you can take departs at 5: 54 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Villach schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Villach from Cologne for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Cologne to Villach within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€51) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Villach are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Villach
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 Villach.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
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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