The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 27 m
2 h 36 m
Trains per day
Of the 29 trains that leave Darmstadt for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||104 miles (168 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||$26 (€23)|
|Train frequency||51 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 51 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Darmstadt to Cologne cover the 104 miles (168 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Darmstadt Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Find the best trains between Darmstadt and Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $20 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 Darmstadt to Cologne train.
Darmstadt to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:
There are a few train stations in Darmstadt to start your journey from including Darmstadt Hbf, Darmstadt Ost and Darmstadt-Kranichstein. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Darmstadt Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Darmstadt Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Darmstadt.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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