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.
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3 h 20 m
4 h 59 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf without transferring at least once.
|Distance||249 miles (401 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||$140 (€135)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf cover the 249 miles (401 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like SNCB, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $140 (€135), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $132 (€127). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train to Cologne Hbf from Paris Gare du Nord with SNCB, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $132 (€127). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf train.
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf with SNCB! As an official travel partner of SNCB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from SNCB, compare the best routes between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable SNCB Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf train ticket available today. If you search for SNCB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Cologne Hbf from Paris Gare du Nord on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 249 miles (401 km) route between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf with ease and comfort on a train with SNCB.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Cologne Hbf from Paris Gare du Nord with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Find the perfect Thalys train from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Thalys train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf. You can also check relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Thalys train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 249 miles (401 km) on this journey and your Thalys Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf train ticket can cost as little as $132 (€127) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Thalys train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
Train information from Paris Gare du Nord to Cologne Hbf with Thalys:
Travel by train between Paris Gare du Nord, France and Cologne Hbf, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris Gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Paris Gare du Nord, France from Cologne Hbf is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris Gare du Nord from Cologne Hbf closer to your date of departure here here.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare du Nord and need to travel around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Cologne Hbf most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.
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