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 Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf will cost around $ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
4 h 32 m
5 h 46 m
Trains per day
Of the 45 trains that leave Munich Hbf for Cologne Hbf every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 455 km distance in an average of 5 h 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 32 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 11 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||282 miles (455 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€23)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf cover the 282 miles (455 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $28 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18).
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf from $21 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Travel 282 miles (455 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf you can pay as low as $21 (€18).
Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.
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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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