Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$21

Average

$40

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.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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05:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 08:05AMCologne Hbf
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$211One-way
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11:23PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h05 12:28AMCologne Hbf
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$211One-way
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05:54AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h10 07:04AMCologne Hbf
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$211One-way
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11:39PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h27 02:06AMCologne Hbf
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$211One-way
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07:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 08:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$211One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne

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03:29AMFrankfurt am Main Flughafen2h24 05:53AMCologne Hbf
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05:00AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h03 06:03AMCologne Hbf
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05:54AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h10 07:04AMCologne Hbf
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05:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 08:05AMCologne Hbf
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06:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h50 07:32AMCologne Hbf
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06:57AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h08 09:05AMCologne Hbf
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07:08AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h57 08:05AMCologne Hbf
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07:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 08:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 10:05AMCologne Hbf
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08:09AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 09:04AMCologne Hbf
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08:24AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 09:15AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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08:30AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h03 09:33AMCologne Hbf
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08:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 11:05AMCologne Hbf
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09:09AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 10:04AMCologne Hbf
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09:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 10:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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09:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 12:05PMCologne Hbf
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10:09AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 11:04AMCologne Hbf
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10:24AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 11:15AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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10:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 11:33AMCologne Hbf
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10:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 01:05PMCologne Hbf
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11:09AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 12:05PMCologne Hbf
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11:22AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h03 12:25PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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11:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 12:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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11:53AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 12:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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11:58AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 02:05PMCologne Hbf
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12:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 01:05PMCologne Hbf
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12:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 01:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 01:33PMCologne Hbf
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12:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 03:05PMCologne Hbf
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01:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 02:05PMCologne Hbf
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01:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 02:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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01:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 02:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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01:53PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 02:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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01:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 04:05PMCologne Hbf
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02:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 03:04PMCologne Hbf
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02:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 03:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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02:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 03:33PMCologne Hbf
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02:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 05:05PMCologne Hbf
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03:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 04:05PMCologne Hbf
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03:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 04:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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03:29PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h08 04:37PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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03:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 06:05PMCologne Hbf
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04:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 05:04PMCologne Hbf
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04:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 05:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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04:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h54 05:36PMCologne Hbf
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04:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 07:05PMCologne Hbf
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05:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 06:05PMCologne Hbf
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05:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h49 06:13PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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05:53PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 06:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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05:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 08:05PMCologne Hbf
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06:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 07:04PMCologne Hbf
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06:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 07:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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06:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h51 07:33PMCologne Hbf
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06:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 09:05PMCologne Hbf
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07:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 08:05PMCologne Hbf
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07:22PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h02 08:24PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 08:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:53PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h49 08:42PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:57PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h08 10:05PMCologne Hbf
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08:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h56 09:05PMCologne Hbf
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08:25PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h49 09:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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08:29PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h11 09:40PMCologne Hbf
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08:41PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h50 09:31PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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08:58PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h07 11:05PMCologne Hbf
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09:08PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h57 10:05PMCologne Hbf
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09:24PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h49 10:13PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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09:59PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h06 12:05AMCologne Hbf
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10:09PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h55 11:04PMCologne Hbf
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10:23PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h13 11:36PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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11:08PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h58 12:06AMCologne Hbf
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11:23PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf1h05 12:28AMCologne Hbf
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11:39PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf2h27 02:06AMCologne Hbf
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Jan 30
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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Trains per day

72

Distance

151 km

Of the 72 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main Airport for Cologne every day 65 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 151 km distance in an average of 1 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
01:53PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 02:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$541One-way
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05:53PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 06:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$541One-way
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11:53AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 12:41PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$351One-way
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07:42PMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 08:30PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$351One-way
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09:42AMFrankfurt Flughafen Fernbf0h48 10:30AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$281One-way

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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne cover the 94 miles (151 km) long trip taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€13).

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne trains

For as little as $16 (€13) you can travel by train to Cologne from Frankfurt am Main Airport with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne train.

  • Average Price: $16

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne are the following:

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Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne

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How much are cheap trains between Frankfurt am Main Airport and Cologne?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Frankfurt am Main Airport for as low as $16 (€13)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Cologne from Frankfurt am Main Airport?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne train price to come in at an average of $20 (€17)  one way.

What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne by train?

The Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne train distance is approximately 94 miles (151 km).

How long is the train to Cologne from Frankfurt am Main Airport?

On average the Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne train time is 51 min  covering the 94 miles (151 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne?

If you're looking for trains from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne?

The first Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne train departs at 4: 42 AM   and the last train from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne leaves at 10: 08 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Frankfurt am Main Airport and Cologne for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Cologne is on average $20 (€17) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Frankfurt am Main Airport and Cologne available a few months in advance.

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