Kiel to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Kiel to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Cheapest

18

Average

35

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kiel to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
04:38PMKiel5h11 09:49PMCologne
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181One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:05PMKiel9h10 06:15AMCologne
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:05PMKiel7h41 05:46AMCologne
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel5h11 10:49PMCologne
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:25PMKiel5h36 02:01AMCologne
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431One-way

Train schedule from Kiel to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 2
FlixTrain
02:35AMKiel8h21 10:56AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:38PMKiel5h11 09:49PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
05:25PMKiel5h28 10:53PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel5h11 10:49PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:25PMKiel5h36 02:01AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:05PMKiel9h10 06:15AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:05PMKiel7h41 05:46AMCologne
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Fastest train times from Kiel to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Fastest Journey

5 h 11 m

Average

6 h 39 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

434 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Kiel for Cologne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:38PMKiel5h11 09:49PMCologne
0 transfers
181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel5h11 10:49PMCologne
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:25PMKiel5h28 10:53PMCologne
0 transfers
561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:25PMKiel5h36 02:01AMCologne
0 transfers
431One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:05PMKiel7h41 05:46AMCologne
0 transfers
241One-way

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Overview: Train from Kiel to Cologne

distanceDistance268 miles (433 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain

Trains from Kiel to Cologne cover the 268 miles (433 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Cologne trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Kiel to Cologne from $20 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 Kiel to Cologne train.

Kiel to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Kiel to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Kiel to Cologne. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Kiel to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Kiel to Cologne

Travel Tips: 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 Kiel to Cologne.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Kiel to Cologne to cost as little as $20 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $26 (€23)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Kiel.
You should expect to travel around 268 miles (433 km)  to Cologne from Kiel by train.
On average the Kiel to Cologne train travel time is 5 h 36 min  for the 268 miles (433 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Kiel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Kiel Hbf   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Kiel Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from Kiel to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Kiel and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Kiel for Cologne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Kiel to Cologne train departs at 12: 37 PM   and the last train from Kiel to Cologne leaves at 6: 38 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Kiel to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains from Kiel to Cologne to cost on average $26 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Kiel to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Kiel and Cologne

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Kiel Hbf is the most popular Kiel 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 Kiel for your trip to Cologne.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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