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Overview: Train from Duisburg to Cologne

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage train duration39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or VRR

Trains from Duisburg to Cologne cover the 35 miles (56 km) long journey taking on average 39 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or VRR. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Duisburg to Cologne trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Cologne from Duisburg from $4 (€3) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Deutsche Bahn

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 to Cologne from Duisburg. 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.

  • Average Price: $20

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Travel Tips: Trains from Duisburg to Cologne

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Duisburg and Cologne cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Duisburg and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $4 (€3)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Duisburg to Cologne train price to come in at an average of $16 (€14)  one way.

How far is it from Duisburg to Cologne by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cologne from Duisburg by train to be approximately 35 miles (56 km).

How long is the train from Duisburg to Cologne?

The Duisburg to Cologne train duration is on average 39 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (56 km) to Cologne from Duisburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Duisburg and arrival train station in Cologne?

When taking a train from Duisburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Duisburg Hbf, Duisburg-Buchholz and Duisburg-Meiderich Süd. When you arrive in Cologne, your train can arrive in train stations including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

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

Where do I find the Duisburg train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Duisburg Hbf, is located 0.5 miles (803 m) from the city center of Duisburg.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Cologne.

Which train providers can get me from Duisburg to Cologne?

Take the Duisburg to Cologne train with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or VRR. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Duisburg to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Duisburg and Cologne?

The average number of trains departing Duisburg for Cologne is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Duisburg to Cologne?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Duisburg at 11: 18 AM. The last train leaves from Duisburg at 8: 04 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Duisburg to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€14) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Duisburg and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Duisburg
Cologne
Duisburg Hbf is the most popular Duisburg 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 Duisburg for your trip to Cologne.