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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$146

Average

$155

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Cologne will cost around $ 155 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 146.

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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 21:05Cologne Hbf
2 changes
$1461One-way
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 13:05Cologne Hbf
1 change
$1461One-way
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est4h59 00:05Cologne Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h10 19:05Cologne Hbf
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$1461One-way
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 21:05Cologne Hbf
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$1461One-way

Train Times

Paris to Cologne

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06:13Paris Gare du Nord4h43 10:56Cologne Hbf
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06:13Paris Gare du Nord4h35 10:48Cologne Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 13:05Cologne Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est4h45 12:05Cologne Hbf
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07:55Paris Gare du Nord4h36 12:31Cologne Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est5h59 15:05Cologne Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est4h59 14:05Cologne Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est6h10 17:05Cologne Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h10 16:05Cologne Hbf
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11:55Paris Gare du Nord4h58 16:53Cologne Hbf
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11:55Paris Gare du Nord4h53 16:48Cologne Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est5h55 19:05Cologne Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est4h55 18:05Cologne Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h10 19:05Cologne Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h46 18:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 21:05Cologne Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h45 21:05Cologne Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est4h45 20:05Cologne Messe/Deutz
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15:55Paris Gare du Nord4h46 20:41Cologne Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare du Nord4h12 22:07Cologne Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h10 23:05Cologne Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est4h59 00:05Cologne Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est6h56 02:02Cologne Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Fri
Sep 20
$142Thalys
$18Flixbus
Sat
Sep 21
$139Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
Sun
Sep 22
$128Deutsche Bahn
$28Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 23
$70Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Tue
Sep 24
$58Deutsche Bahn
$20Eurolines France
Wed
Sep 25
$58Deutsche Bahn
$21Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Sep 26
$93Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
$93Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
Sat
Sep 28
$81Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
$93Deutsche Bahn with connection
$21Flixbus
Mon
Sep 30
$64Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
$75Thalys
$18Flixbus
Fri
Oct 4
$87Thalys
$18Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
$104Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
Sun
Oct 6
$139Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Mon
Oct 7
$70Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Tue
Oct 8
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22Flixbus
Wed
Oct 9
$58Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Thu
Oct 10
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

403 km

Of the 23 train that leave Paris for Cologne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 403 km distance in an average of 5 h 12 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 12 m .

The slowest train will take 6 h 56 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.

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17:55Paris Gare du Nord4h12 22:07Cologne Hbf
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$1491One-way
2nd Fastest
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06:13Paris Gare du Nord4h35 10:48Cologne Hbf
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$1711One-way
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07:55Paris Gare du Nord4h36 12:31Cologne Hbf
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$1491One-way
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06:13Paris Gare du Nord4h43 10:56Cologne Hbf
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$1491One-way
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est4h45 12:05Cologne Hbf
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$2171One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Cologne Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 9 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $63
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Cologne
Distance:403 km
TrainTrain Companies:Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn

Train from Paris to Cologne

There is currently no direct train from Paris to Cologne. At least one change is necessary to reach your destination by train. This is mostly in Mannheim or Frankfurt am Main. The train journey begins at the Gare de l'Est in Paris and ends at Cologne Central Station or Cologne Messe/Deutz station. The journey is usually carried out with an ICE and takes an average of 5 hours.

Here it goes directly to the travel details.

Cologne is one of the largest cities in Germany. Besides its famous cathedral, it is also home to the nahc its beer called Kölsch and is one, if not even the carnival stronghold of Germany.

Train from Paris

The train journey begins at Gare de l'Est station in Paris. It's on Place Napoleon III in the 10th arrondissement. The Gare de l'Est is located within walking distance of the Nordbahnhof. The metro lines 4 and 5 are connected to this station for the continuation of the journey to the city center and the surrounding districts. Line 2 can be reached via a pedestrian corridor. Also the Gare de l'Est is selsbt connected with the Metro. It is approached with the lines 4, 5 and 7 from the city center.

By train to Cologne

Cologne's main train station is usually the terminus of the train journey. It is located in the city center in the immediate vicinity of the cathedral. It is served every 5 or 10 minutes by tram lines 5, 16 and 18. Furthermore, the S-Bahn lines S6, S11, S12, S13 and S19 stop at the main station every 20 minutes during the day and otherwise every 30 minutes. A staircase leads from the cathedral plate to the main station.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Cologne
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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