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Train Information from Innsbruck to Cologne

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Innsbruck to Cologne cover the 322 miles (520 km) long route taking on average 6 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $46 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Innsbruck Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Innsbruck and Cologne

Find the best trains from Innsbruck to Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $40 (€32). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Innsbruck to Cologne in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Innsbruck and Cologne on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Innsbruck and Cologne is 322 miles (520 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Innsbruck to Cologne start at $47 (€38).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Innsbruck and Cologne and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Innsbruck to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Innsbruck to Cologne.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Innsbruck and Cologne?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Innsbruck 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 Innsbruck?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Innsbruck closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Cologne, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Innsbruck from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Innsbruck, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Innsbruck from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train between Innsbruck and Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Innsbruck to Cologne to cost as little as $40 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Innsbruck to Cologne?
The train price from Innsbruck to Cologne is on average $46 (€37)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Innsbruck to Cologne by train?
The train distance from Innsbruck to Cologne is around 322 miles (520 km).
How many hours is the train time between Innsbruck and Cologne?
On average the Innsbruck to Cologne train time is 6 h 48 min  covering the 322 miles (520 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Innsbruck goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Innsbruck?

Some of the Innsbruck train stations to Cologne you can start your journey from include Innsbruck Hbf, Innsbruck Westbahnhof and Innsbruck, Allerheiligenhöfe Bahnhof. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cologne include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Innsbruck Hbf   and arriving in Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Innsbruck? Where is the train station in Cologne?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Innsbruck Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Innsbruck.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Cologne.

Which train companies can get me from Innsbruck to Cologne?
Take the Innsbruck to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Innsbruck to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Innsbruck and Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Innsbruck for Cologne is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Innsbruck to Cologne?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Innsbruck at 6: 17 AM. The last train leaves from Innsbruck at 9: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Innsbruck to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Innsbruck to Cologne to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Innsbruck and Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€37) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Innsbruck to Cologne a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Köln Hbf
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