The cheapest trains from Leipzig to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$30

Average

$67

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.

Cheapest
12:33AMLeipzig Hbf8h32 09:05AMCologne Hbf
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$301One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:38PMLeipzig Hbf6h58 01:36AMCologne Hbf
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h25 12:13AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:53PMLeipzig Hbf7h12 06:05AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h18 02:06AMCologne Hbf
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$371One-way

Timetable Leipzig to Cologne

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12:33AMLeipzig Hbf8h32 09:05AMCologne Hbf
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12:33AMLeipzig Hbf7h41 08:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:33AMLeipzig Hbf7h41 08:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:33AMLeipzig Hbf8h38 09:11AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:33AMLeipzig Hbf7h32 08:05AMCologne Hbf
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03:58AMLeipzig Hbf6h29 10:27AMCologne Hbf
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05:33AMLeipzig Hbf4h32 10:05AMCologne Hbf
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05:41AMLeipzig Hbf5h36 11:17AMCologne Hbf
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06:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h45 11:33AMCologne Hbf
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06:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h27 11:15AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:33AMLeipzig Hbf4h32 12:05PMCologne Hbf
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07:48AMLeipzig Hbf6h20 02:08PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h37 12:25PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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08:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h45 01:33PMCologne Hbf
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08:48AMLeipzig Hbf6h23 03:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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08:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h27 01:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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09:33AMLeipzig Hbf4h32 02:05PMCologne Hbf
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09:42AMLeipzig Hbf5h37 03:19PMCologne Hbf
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10:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h27 03:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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10:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h45 03:33PMCologne Hbf
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11:33AMLeipzig Hbf4h32 04:05PMCologne Hbf
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11:42AMLeipzig Hbf5h28 05:10PMCologne Hbf
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11:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h27 04:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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11:48AMLeipzig Hbf6h27 06:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 05:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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12:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h51 05:39PMCologne Hbf
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01:33PMLeipzig Hbf4h32 06:05PMCologne Hbf
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01:33PMLeipzig Hbf6h10 07:43PMCologne Hbf
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01:42PMLeipzig Hbf5h28 07:10PMCologne Hbf
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01:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h25 06:13PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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02:38PMLeipzig Hbf5h31 08:09PMCologne Hbf
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02:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h20 09:08PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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02:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h45 07:33PMCologne Hbf
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02:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h28 07:16PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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03:33PMLeipzig Hbf4h32 08:05PMCologne Hbf
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03:42PMLeipzig Hbf5h28 09:10PMCologne Hbf
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03:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h17 10:05PMCologne Hbf
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03:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h37 08:25PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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04:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 09:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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04:48PMLeipzig Hbf5h18 10:06PMCologne Hbf
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05:33PMLeipzig Hbf4h41 10:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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05:40PMLeipzig Hbf5h34 11:14PMCologne Hbf
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05:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 10:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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05:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h25 12:13AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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06:38PMLeipzig Hbf6h58 01:36AMCologne Hbf
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06:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h49 11:37PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:33PMLeipzig Hbf5h06 12:39AMCologne Hbf
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07:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h51 12:39AMCologne Hbf
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07:48PMLeipzig Hbf6h18 02:06AMCologne Hbf
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10:53PMLeipzig Hbf7h12 06:05AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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Tue
Sep 21
$37Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 23
$22Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Sep 24
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Sep 25
$25FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 30
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$32BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 1
$40Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 2
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Oct 3
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$36BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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The fastest trains from Leipzig to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Trains per day

50

Distance

381 km

It's difficult to get from Leipzig to Cologne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
01:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h25 06:13PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$841One-way
2nd Fastest
05:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 10:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$991One-way
2nd Fastest
04:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 09:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$841One-way
2nd Fastest
12:48PMLeipzig Hbf4h26 05:14PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$1121One-way
11:48AMLeipzig Hbf4h27 04:15PMCologne Messe/Deutz
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$651One-way

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Train Information between Leipzig and Cologne

distanceDistance236 miles (380 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Deutsche Bahn

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:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Leipzig 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 Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Cologne.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Leipzig to Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Leipzig for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Cologne from Leipzig?
The train price between Leipzig and Cologne is on average $24 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Cologne from Leipzig by train?
The Leipzig to Cologne train distance is approximately 236 miles (380 km).
How long is the train ride between Leipzig and Cologne?
On average the Leipzig to Cologne train travel time is 7 h 12 min  for the 236 miles (380 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Leipzig to Cologne, which train station in Leipzig do I depart from and which train station in Cologne do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the train station in Leipzig to go to Cologne? Where is the train station in Cologne located?

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.

Which train companies should I travel with from Leipzig to Cologne?
Take the Leipzig to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Leipzig to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Leipzig to Cologne?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Leipzig to Cologne, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains per day are there between Leipzig and Cologne?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Leipzig to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Leipzig to Cologne?
You can take the first train from Leipzig to Cologne at 5: 48 AM. The last train from Leipzig to Cologne that you can take departs at 10: 34 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Leipzig to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I purchase the Leipzig to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Leipzig to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cologne from Leipzig are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leipzig
Cologne
Leipzig Hbf
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