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.
This is the last train of the day.
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8 h 25 m
9 h 44 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||370 miles (596 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$76 (€67)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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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:
Travel between Wels, Austria and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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