Wels to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets from Wels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

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

ÖBB | ICE
07:46AM7h40
Wels
03:26PMCologne
$721One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
07:09AM7h56
Wels
03:05PMCologne
$1101One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Wels to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
ÖBB | ICE
07:09AM7h56
Wels
03:05PMCologne
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
07:46AM7h40
Wels
03:26PMCologne
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

7 h 40 m

Average

7 h 48 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

596 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Wels for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

ÖBB | ICE
07:46AM7h40
Wels
03:26PMCologne
$721One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
07:09AM7h56
Wels
03:05PMCologne
$1101One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Wels to Cologne

distanceDistance370 miles (596 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$115 (€100)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Wels to Cologne cover the 370 miles (596 km) long route taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $115 (€100), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Wels Hbf and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB | ICE from Wels to Cologne trains

Find the best trains from Wels to Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB | ICE from $62 (€54). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Cologne from Wels. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Wels to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $80
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

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

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

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Wels to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Wels 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 Wels to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Wels to Cologne can start from as little as $43 (€38) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wels to Cologne is $115 (€100); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Wels to Cologne is on average 6 h 55 min   for the 370 mile (596 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Wels to Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wels to Cologne leaves at 6: 46 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wels to Cologne leaves at 9: 09 AM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Wels to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cologne. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Wels to Cologne.
For the best Wels to Cologne train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Cologne from Wels to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Wels to Cologne with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Wels, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Wels Hbf, Wels Messe and Wels Lokalbahn. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wels Hbf, which is located around 0.4 miles (604 m) 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 Wels to Cologne is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Wels to Cologne including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Wels and Cologne

Wels
Cologne
Wels Hbf is the most popular Wels 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 Wels for your trip to Cologne.
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Wels MesseParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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AccessibilityAccessibility
Wels LokalbahnParkingATMTaxis
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ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
Wels, Doktor-Schauer-Straße (Busterminal)
Wels, Linzer Straße / Mitterhoferstraße (Dickerldorf)

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