Wels to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Wels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

90

Average

90

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

ÖBB | ICE
01:09PMWels8h25 09:34PMCologne
0 transfers
901One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:50PMWels11h03 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
901One-way

Train schedule from Wels to Cologne

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ÖBB | ICE
01:09PMWels8h25 09:34PMCologne
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
04:50PMWels11h03 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

8 h 25 m

Average

9 h 44 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
01:09PMWels8h25 09:34PMCologne
0 transfers
901One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:50PMWels11h03 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
901One-way

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Overview: Train from Wels to Cologne

distanceDistance370 miles (596 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Wels to Cologne cover the 370 miles (596 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Wels Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Wels to Cologne trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Cologne from Wels from $34 (€30) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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 Wels to Cologne train.

Deutsche Bahn from Wels to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 15 min
  • Average Price: $43
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day



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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Travel Tips: Trains from Wels 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 Wels to Cologne.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Germany from Austria?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Wels?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/24/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Wels as this information can change.

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Wels from Cologne?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

Last checked on 5/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Wels from Cologne.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Wels to Cologne to cost as little as $34 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
The train price from Wels to Cologne is on average $76 (€67)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 370 miles (596 km)  between Wels and Cologne by train.
While the time it takes to travel 370 miles (596 km) from Wels to Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Wels to Cologne train journey time is on average 6 h 48 min.

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 trip 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.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wels Hbf and travel around 0.4 miles (604 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

For the best Wels to Cologne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Railjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Cologne from Wels to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Wels to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Wels to Cologne at 8: 24 AM. The last train from Wels to Cologne that you can take departs at 5: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Wels to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find trains from Wels to Cologne to cost on average $76 (€67) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Wels to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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