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Train Information from Wels to Cologne

distanceDistance370 miles (596 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Wels to Cologne cover the 370 miles (596 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Wels Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.



Deutsche Bahn trains from Wels to Cologne

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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 Wels 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 Wels to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Wels to Cologne
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Wels, Austria to Cologne, Germany?

Travel between Wels, 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 Wels?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Wels and Cologne before traveling.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Wels is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

Reentry to Austria 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Wels from Cologne here.

How far is Wels to Cologne by train?
The distance between Wels and Cologne by train is approximately 370 miles (596 km).
How long is a train from Wels to Cologne on average?
The Wels to Cologne train duration is on average 10 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 370 miles (596 km) to Cologne from Wels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Wels and arrival train station in Cologne?

When taking the train to Cologne from Wels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Wels Hbf, Wels Lokalbahn Bahnhof and Wels, Doktor-Schauer-Straße (Busterminal). Your journey can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wels Hbf   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Wels to go to Cologne? Where is the train station in Cologne located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Wels 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.

How many train services are there between Wels and Cologne a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Wels to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Wels
Cologne
Wels Hbf
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