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$35Deutsche Bahn
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$203Lufthansa Cityline
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Train Information from Prague to Cologne

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€42)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providers

Trains from Prague to Cologne cover the 332 miles (536 km) long route taking on average 10 h 1 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $52 (€42)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Prague to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $35 (€28) you can travel by train from Prague to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Prague and Cologne in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip from Prague to Cologne on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Prague to Cologne is 332 miles (536 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Prague to Cologne start at $35 (€28).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Prague and Cologne due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Prague to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Cologne.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Prague, Czechia by train?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Czechia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Prague as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Prague, Czechia from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Prague is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Czechia from Germany?

Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Cologne?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Prague from Cologne here.

How much do cheap trains to Cologne from Prague cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Prague to Cologne trains for as little as $35 (€28)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Prague to Cologne?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Cologne train to cost on average $52 (€42)  one way.
How many miles is it from Prague to Cologne by train?
The Prague to Cologne train distance is approximately 332 miles (536 km).
How long is the train ride between Prague and Cologne?
On average the Prague to Cologne train time is 10 h 1 min  covering the 332 miles (536 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Prague to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Prague do I arrive in?

When departing from Prague, you have various train station options to start your route from including Prague, Praha, Zličín and Prague, Praha Masarykovo Nádraží. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Prague to go to Cologne? Where is the train station in Cologne located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Prague, Praha, Zličín, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Prague.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cologne.

What time is the earliest train from Prague to Cologne? What time is the last train from Prague to Cologne?
You can take the first train from Prague to Cologne at 5: 43 AM. The last train from Prague to Cologne that you can take departs at 9: 43 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I book the Prague to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Prague and Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Prague to Cologne a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Cologne
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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