Jena to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Jena to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

24

Average

52

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.

Deutsche Bahn
03:18AMJena4h46 08:04AMCologne
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:07PMJena5h59 01:06AMCologne
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431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:08PMJena6h18 10:26PMCologne
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431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMJena7h09 04:57AMCologne
0 transfers
991One-way

Train schedule from Jena to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 20
Deutsche Bahn
03:18AMJena4h46 08:04AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:08PMJena6h18 10:26PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
07:07PMJena5h59 01:06AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMJena7h09 04:57AMCologne
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Fastest train times from Jena to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

4 h 46 m

Average

6 h 3 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

325 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Jena for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:18AMJena4h46 08:04AMCologne
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:07PMJena5h59 01:06AMCologne
0 transfers
431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:08PMJena6h18 10:26PMCologne
0 transfers
431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMJena7h09 04:57AMCologne
0 transfers
991One-way

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Overview: Train from Jena to Cologne

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Jena to Cologne cover the 202 miles (325 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 27 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $46 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from Jena to Cologne trains

Buy your official FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Jena and Cologne from $27 (€24) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    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 between Jena and Cologne. 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.

    Jena to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 7 min
    • Average Price: $27
    • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Jena 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 Jena to Cologne.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Jena to Cologne trains for as little as $27 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $47 (€41)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Jena.
    The distance from Jena to Cologne by train is approximately 202 miles (325 km).
    The Jena to Cologne train duration is on average 5 h 27 min, which is to be expected when traveling 202 miles (325 km) between Jena and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When departing from Jena, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

    Omio customers book a train from Jena-Göschwitz   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Jena-Göschwitz, located approximately 4.3 miles (7 km) from the city center of Jena. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

    When taking a train from Jena to Cologne, you can count on FlixTrain, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Jena to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Jena for Cologne is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Jena to Cologne at 4: 46 AM. The last train from Jena to Cologne that you can take departs at 11: 19 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Jena to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you buy the Jena to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $47 (€41). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Jena to Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Jena
    Cologne
    Jena-Göschwitz is the most popular Jena 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 Jena for your trip to Cologne.

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