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Train Information between Trier and Cologne

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Trier to Cologne cover the 82 miles (132 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Trier Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Train between Trier and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train from Trier to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Trier to Cologne train.

Train information from Trier to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Trier to Cologne are the following:

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

Deutsche Bahn trains from Trier to Cologne


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Trier to Cologne. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Trier to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Trier 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 Trier to Cologne.
How much do cheap train tickets between Trier and Cologne cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cologne from Trier for the next 7 days starting from $22 (€18)  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Trier to Cologne?
The Trier to Cologne train ticket price is on average $24 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Cologne from Trier by train?
You should expect to travel around 82 miles (132 km)  between Trier and Cologne by train.
How long is the train from Trier to Cologne?
While the time it takes to travel 82 miles (132 km) between Trier and Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Trier to Cologne train journey time is on average 2 h 34 min.
Which train station from Trier to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Trier do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Trier to start your route from including Trier Hbf, Trier Süd and Trier, Hbf - Bussteig 1. 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 Trier Hbf   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Where do I find the Trier train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Trier Hbf 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 Trier to Cologne?
If you're looking for trains from Trier to Cologne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Trier to Cologne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Trier to Cologne?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Trier to Cologne. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many train services are there from Trier to Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Trier for Cologne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Trier to Cologne? When does the last train depart from Trier to Cologne?
The first Trier to Cologne train departs at 5: 10 AM   and the last train from Trier to Cologne leaves at 8: 31 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Trier to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Trier to Cologne to score the best deals?
If you book the Trier to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $24 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Cologne from Trier. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Trier Hbf
Trier Süd