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Cologne Hauptbahnhof is centrally located, ideal to discover the city immediately
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What is the name of the main station in Cologne?
Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Köln Hbf) is the central station.
Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?
Yes, the station is located in the very centre of the city.
Which hotels do you recommend near the station?
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station.
Which trains run to Cologne?
- InterCity by Deutsche Bahn, the German Railways.
- ICE (InterCity Express) which is Germany's high-speed train
- Eurocity. Connecting major European cities to each other.
- Thalys, high-speed trains connecting Germany with Belgium and France.
- Regional Express, regional trains connecting bigger stations with smaller stations.
Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?
Yes, to a lot of cities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, France and Belgium. For example to Frankfurt(Main), Munich, Innsbruck, Vienna, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and many other cities.
Do you offer all train tickets to Cologne?
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Arrive at the Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) right next to the Dom of Cologne. Stroll along the Rhine or take the cable car to the other side of the river. Explore the vibrant and historic city center. Direct trains run from all over Europe to Cologne.
Köln Hbf - Info
Railway Station Cologne
The main station in Cologne is Köln Hauptbahnhof. The station is located next to the Dom, the beautiful cathedral of Cologne. The centre is at a walking distance. The train enters the station after a long travers along the long and impressive Hohenzollernbrücke over the Rhine.
- Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
- Lockers: yes, 24h
- Restaurants: yes
- Parking: yes, paid
To the city centre
- Walking: 5 minutes
- Bike: no city bikes
- Tram: -
- Bus: possible, best to walk
- Taxi: yes
Finding your platform:
- On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.
Finding your carriage:
- If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform.
Köln Hbf - Hotels near the station
Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Koln Hbf Train Station
|• Walking distance from the train station||• Rating: 8+|
Ibis Hotel Köln am Dom***
TRYP by Windham Koln City Centre****
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