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Train Information between Strasbourg and Cologne

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Strasbourg to Cologne cover the 166 miles (267 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $45 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $41 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Strasbourg and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Strasbourg and Cologne in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Strasbourg and Cologne on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Strasbourg to Cologne is 166 miles (267 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Strasbourg and Cologne start at $41 (€33).

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.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Strasbourg to Cologne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

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Trains from Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Cologne.
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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Cologne from Strasbourg?

Travel between Strasbourg, France and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Strasbourg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Strasbourg before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Strasbourg, France from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Strasbourg from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Strasbourg, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Strasbourg from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Strasbourg to Cologne?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Strasbourg to Cologne trains for as little as $41 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Strasbourg to Cologne on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Strasbourg to Cologne train price to come in at an average of $45 (€36)  one way.
What is the distance between Strasbourg and Cologne by train?
You should expect to travel around 166 miles (267 km)  from Strasbourg to Cologne by train.
How long is a train to Cologne from Strasbourg on average?
On average the Strasbourg to Cologne train travel time is 3 h 53 min  for the 166 miles (267 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Strasbourg to Cologne depart from? Which Cologne train station do I come into from Strasbourg?

There are a few train stations in Strasbourg to start your route from including Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg and Strasbourg-Roethig. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Strasbourg   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Strasbourg? Where is the train station in Cologne?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Strasbourg and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Strasbourg to Cologne?
For the route from Strasbourg to Cologne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Strasbourg to Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure train times from Strasbourg to Cologne?
The first Strasbourg to Cologne train departs at 6: 46 AM   and the last train from Strasbourg to Cologne leaves at 3: 46 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Strasbourg to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Strasbourg to Cologne to get the best deals?
If you book the Strasbourg to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $45 (€36). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Strasbourg to Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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