Linz to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets from Linz to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
ÖBB | ICE
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
$1551One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
ÖBB | ICE
08:34AM8h31
Linz Hbf
05:05PMCologne Hbf
$1551One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM8h31
Linz Hbf
05:05PMCologne Hbf
$2101One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
$2141One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
06:43PMCologne Hbf
$2331One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Linz to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
ÖBB | ICE
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM8h31
Linz Hbf
05:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
08:34AM8h31
Linz Hbf
05:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
08:50AM9h14
Linz Hbf
06:04PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
ÖBB
09:45AM8h19
Linz Hbf
06:04PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM8h19
Linz Hbf
06:04PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:34AM8h31
Linz Hbf
07:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
06:43PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Linz to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

8 h 9 m

Average

8 h 25 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

603 km

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

Fastest
ÖBB | ICE
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
$1551One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
04:43PMCologne Hbf
$2141One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:34AM8h09
Linz Hbf
06:43PMCologne Hbf
$2331One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB
09:45AM8h19
Linz Hbf
06:04PMCologne Hbf
$2621One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM8h19
Linz Hbf
06:04PMCologne Hbf
$2341One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Linz to Cologne

distanceDistance374 miles (603 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$146 (€125)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Linz to Cologne cover the 374 miles (603 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $58 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $146 (€125). Travelers depart most frequently from Linz Hbf and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet from Linz to Cologne trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet train tickets from Linz to Cologne from $58 (€50) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

Linz to Cologne train information with ÖBB Nightjet:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 19 min
  • Cheapest Price: $76
  • ÖBB Nightjet frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Linz to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Linz 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 Linz to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Linz to Cologne can start from as little as $58 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Linz to Cologne is $146 (€125); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Linz to Cologne is 6 h 30 min   to travel the 374 mile (603 km) long journey, with around there are 4 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Linz to Cologne leaves at 5: 34 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Linz to Cologne leaves at 8: 34 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Linz to Cologne without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. There are 4 direct trains from Linz to Cologne each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cologne. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Linz to Cologne.
Take the Linz to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Linz to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Linz to Cologne with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Linz, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Linz Hbf, Linz/Donau Urfahr and Linz/Donau Hbf (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn). When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Linz Hbf, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Linz to Cologne is May.
You have options as you can travel between Linz and Cologne 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Linz and Cologne

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Linz Hbf is the most popular Linz 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 Linz for your trip to Cologne.
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Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne train station for Omio travelers, but Cologne has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Cologne for your trip from Linz.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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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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