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 Leipzig to Cologne will cost around $ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.
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4 h 25 m
5 h 30 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Leipzig to Cologne without transferring at least once.
|Distance||236 miles (380 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€19)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Leipzig to Cologne cover the 236 miles (380 km) long route taking on average 7 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Travel from Leipzig to Cologne from $22 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Leipzig to Cologne in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route from Leipzig to Cologne on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Leipzig and Cologne is 236 miles (380 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Leipzig and Cologne start at $22 (€18).
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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Leipzig to Cologne:
When taking the train from Leipzig to Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. Your route can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Köln Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Leipzig.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Cologne.
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