Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf train

Wed, May 22
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
11:51PM9h14
Salzburg Hbf
09:05AMCologne Hbf
$441One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM7h43
Salzburg Hbf
03:43PMCologne Hbf
$691One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:08AM7h18
Salzburg Hbf
03:26PMCologne Hbf
$761One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Deutsche Bahn
11:51PM9h14
Salzburg Hbf
09:05AMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:08AM7h18
Salzburg Hbf
03:26PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM7h43
Salzburg Hbf
03:43PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf by train, flight, or bus

Wed
May 22
Thu
May 23
Fri
May 24
Sat
May 25
Sun
May 26
Mon
May 27
Tue
May 28
Wed
May 29
Thu
May 30
Fri
May 31
Sat
Jun 01
Sun
Jun 02
Mon
Jun 03
Tue
Jun 04

Fastest train times from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

7 h 18 m

Average

8 h 5 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

561 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Salzburg Hbf for Cologne Hbf every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:08AM7h18
Salzburg Hbf
03:26PMCologne Hbf
$761One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM7h43
Salzburg Hbf
03:43PMCologne Hbf
$691One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:51PM9h14
Salzburg Hbf
09:05AMCologne Hbf
$441One-way
0 transfers

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Trains from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf cover the 348 miles (561 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $96 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf trains

You can travel by train to Cologne Hbf from Salzburg Hbf with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf train.

Train information from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf is $96 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Salzburg Hbf and Cologne Hbf is on average 6 h 4 min   for the 348 mile (561 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf leaves at 7: 12 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf with ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for the best way to get you to Cologne Hbf. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 12 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Cologne Hbf from Salzburg Hbf including taking a train, flight or bus.

Trains departing from Salzburg Hbf

Distance from Salzburg Hbf to city center
Distance from Salzburg Hbf to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar | Avis Budget
Accessibility
Accessibility

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.6 miles (2.5 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or msz@deutschebahn. Com.

More options for your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

Most popular trains, buses, flights and ferries to and from Cologne Hbf and Salzburg Hbf

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers
Currency
Language