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Overview: Train from Villach to Cologne

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Villach to Cologne cover the 432 miles (697 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 5 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $51 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Villach Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Travel Tips: Trains from Villach to Cologne

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Villach, Austria by train?

Travel between Villach, Austria and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Villach and Cologne before traveling.

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

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

Is my return train into Villach 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 Austria from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Villach, Austria?

The government of Austria 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 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Villach from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Cologne from Villach cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Villach to Cologne to cost as little as $46 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Cologne from Villach?

The Villach to Cologne train ticket price is on average $51 (€42)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance to Cologne from Villach by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Villach to Cologne by train to be approximately 432 miles (697 km).

What is the Villach to Cologne train travel time?

The train time from Villach to Cologne is on average 13 h 5 min  for the 432 miles (697 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Villach and Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Villach to Cologne depart from? Which Cologne train station do I come into from Villach?

When departing from Villach, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Villach Hbf, Villach, Westbahnhof and Villach Warmbad. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Villach Hbf   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Villach located? Where is the arrival train station in Cologne located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Villach Hbf, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

How many trains per day are there to Cologne from Villach?

The average number of trains departing Villach for Cologne is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Villach to Cologne? When does the last train depart from Villach to Cologne?

The earliest train departing from Villach to Cologne leaves at 5: 35 AM. The last train departing from Villach to Cologne leaves at 6: 00 PM. You can find the latest Villach to Cologne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy the Villach to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains to Cologne from Villach to cost on average $51 (€42) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Villach to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Villach
Cologne
Villach Hbf is the most popular Villach railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Villach for your trip to Cologne.