Trains from Munich to Cologne

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Wed
Sep 18
$42Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 19
$56Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$308Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 20
$37Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$145eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$122Germanwings
Sun
Sep 22
$30Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$154Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$174Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$154Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$134Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$157Germanwings
Fri
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$122eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Sep 28
$46Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$87Germanwings
Sun
Sep 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$122Germanwings
Tue
Oct 1
$30Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$99Germanwings
Wed
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$75eagle atlantic airlines
Thu
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$41eagle atlantic airlines
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$52eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$203Germanwings
Sun
Oct 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$308Blue Air
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$99Germanwings
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$75Germanwings

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Journey Summary

Munich to Cologne Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 14 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $28
Trains depart from:Munich
Trains arrive in:Cologne
Distance:456 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn

Train from Munich to Cologne

Daily there are 9 direct connections from Munich to Cologne, which are served by Deutsche Bahn and Österreichische Bundesbahn. In addition, there are numerous train connections with one or two changes.

Which train companies travel from Munich to Cologne?

Deutsche Bahn and Österreichische Bundesbahn travel from the Bavarian metropolis to Cologne.

How long does the train journey from Munich to Cologne take?

With the ICE, the fastest connection without a change takes about 4 hours 18 minutes. Even with a change, the journey time is only a little longer. If there are also two or more connections, the journey time can be up to 6 hours 18 minutes. Over 9 hours a journey with the local traffic can last.

How often can you take the train from Munich to Cologne?

From Monday to Friday, the train runs from Munich to Cologne between 4 and 23 twice every 1 hours. Deutsche Bahn also offers regular train connections on weekends and public holidays.

Stations on the Munich - Cologne route?

At which station does the train start in Munich? All ICs in the direction of Cologne depart from the main station of the Bavarian metropolis. As it is very well connected to public transport, you can reach it by S-Bahn, U-Bahn, buses and tram.

At which station does the train arrive in Cologne? Arrival for direct connections is at Cologne/Deutz station. This is only one S-Bahn station away from the main station. You can reach Cologne/Bonn Airport by S-Bahn in 012 minutes

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Munich
Cologne
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