Cheap train tickets from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Cheapest

$45

Average

$98

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.

Cheapest
10:36PMMunich Hbf8h29 07:05AMCologne Hbf
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:54PMMunich Hbf9h11 06:05AMCologne Hbf
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$601One-way
06:14AMMunich Hbf6h08 12:22PMCologne Hbf
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$651One-way
04:24AMMunich Hbf7h12 11:36AMCologne Hbf
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$651One-way
04:24AMMunich Hbf5h41 10:05AMCologne Hbf
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$721One-way

Train schedule from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf

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02:24AMMunich Hbf5h41 08:05AMCologne Hbf
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02:24AMMunich Hbf7h58 10:22AMCologne Hbf
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04:24AMMunich Hbf5h41 10:05AMCologne Hbf
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04:24AMMunich Hbf7h12 11:36AMCologne Hbf
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06:14AMMunich Hbf4h51 11:05AMCologne Hbf
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06:14AMMunich Hbf6h08 12:22PMCologne Hbf
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06:15AMMunich Hbf5h50 12:05PMCologne Hbf
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06:48AMMunich Hbf4h41 11:29AMCologne Hbf
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06:55AMMunich Hbf7h04 01:59PMCologne Hbf
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07:47AMMunich Hbf4h49 12:36PMCologne Hbf
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07:50AMMunich Hbf5h15 01:05PMCologne Hbf
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08:10AMMunich Hbf5h55 02:05PMCologne Hbf
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08:48AMMunich Hbf4h41 01:29PMCologne Hbf
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09:22AMMunich Hbf6h31 03:53PMCologne Hbf
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09:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 02:29PMCologne Hbf
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10:14AMMunich Hbf5h51 04:05PMCologne Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf6h41 05:32PMCologne Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 03:29PMCologne Hbf
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11:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 04:29PMCologne Hbf
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11:57AMMunich Hbf5h08 05:05PMCologne Hbf
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11:57AMMunich Hbf7h02 06:59PMCologne Hbf
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12:27PMMunich Hbf6h55 07:22PMCologne Hbf
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12:51PMMunich Hbf4h32 05:23PMCologne Hbf
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12:55PMMunich Hbf6h58 07:53PMCologne Hbf
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01:51PMMunich Hbf4h32 06:23PMCologne Hbf
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02:13PMMunich Hbf5h52 08:05PMCologne Hbf
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02:51PMMunich Hbf6h31 09:22PMCologne Hbf
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02:51PMMunich Hbf4h38 07:29PMCologne Hbf
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03:19PMMunich Hbf4h46 08:05PMCologne Hbf
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03:19PMMunich Hbf6h17 09:36PMCologne Hbf
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03:51PMMunich Hbf4h45 08:36PMCologne Hbf
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04:13PMMunich Hbf5h52 10:05PMCologne Hbf
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04:18PMMunich Hbf4h47 09:05PMCologne Hbf
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04:18PMMunich Hbf6h17 10:35PMCologne Hbf
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04:49PMMunich Hbf4h40 09:29PMCologne Hbf
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04:49PMMunich Hbf6h40 11:29PMCologne Hbf
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05:51PMMunich Hbf4h38 10:29PMCologne Hbf
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06:46PMMunich Hbf5h19 12:05AMCologne Hbf
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06:51PMMunich Hbf5h02 11:53PMCologne Hbf
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07:19PMMunich Hbf6h03 01:22AMCologne Hbf
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07:19PMMunich Hbf4h46 12:05AMCologne Hbf
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07:48PMMunich Hbf4h55 12:43AMCologne Hbf
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07:48PMMunich Hbf6h27 02:15AMCologne Hbf
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08:54PMMunich Hbf9h11 06:05AMCologne Hbf
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10:36PMMunich Hbf8h29 07:05AMCologne Hbf
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Sat
Dec 4
$43Deutsche Bahn
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$243Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Dec 5
$45Deutsche Bahn
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$126Eurowings
Mon
Dec 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$108Eurowings
Tue
Dec 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$120Eurowings
Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$180Eurowings
Thu
Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Fri
Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$96Tuifly
Sat
Dec 11
$24FlixTrain
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$154Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Dec 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$108Eurowings
Mon
Dec 13
$12FlixTrain
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$84Tuifly
Tue
Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$84Eurowings
Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$84Eurowings
Thu
Dec 16
$12FlixTrain
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$96Tuifly
Fri
Dec 17
$16Deutsche Bahn
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$108Eurowings
Sat
Dec 18
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$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$120Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$96Eurowings
Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Eurowings
Tue
Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Eurowings
Wed
Dec 22
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$84Eurowings
Thu
Dec 23
$36FlixTrain
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$96Eurowings
Fri
Dec 24
$36FlixTrain
$48Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
$95Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Fastest Journey

4 h 32 m

Average

5 h 46 m

Trains per day

45

Distance

455 km

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.

Fastest
12:51PMMunich Hbf4h32 05:23PMCologne Hbf
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$1201One-way
Fastest
01:51PMMunich Hbf4h32 06:23PMCologne Hbf
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$1201One-way
2nd Fastest
11:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 04:29PMCologne Hbf
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$1201One-way
2nd Fastest
10:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 03:29PMCologne Hbf
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$1201One-way
2nd Fastest
02:51PMMunich Hbf4h38 07:29PMCologne Hbf
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$1201One-way

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Train Information between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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).

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Munich Hbf – Cologne Hbf

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.

Deutsche Bahn

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.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Cologne Hbf from Munich Hbf cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf train to cost on average $28 (€23)  one way.
What is the distance to Cologne Hbf from Munich Hbf by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf by train to be approximately 282 miles (455 km).
How long is the train ride from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf?
On average the Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf train time is 4 h 37 min  covering the 282 miles (455 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train providers offer a service between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf?
Take the Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there to Cologne Hbf from Munich Hbf?
The average number of trains departing Munich Hbf for Cologne Hbf is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf? When is the last train from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich Hbf at 5: 14 AM. The last train leaves from Munich Hbf at 11: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf for the best deals?
If you purchase the Munich Hbf to Cologne Hbf train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $28 (€23). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Munich Hbf and Cologne Hbf. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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