Cologne - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Cologne by train - City guide & train tickets

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? 

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? 
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets! 

About Cologne
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

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+ 
Cheap hotels near Koln Hbf - Trains to Cologne

Savoy Hotel****

5 minutes by foot from the station. Classic, modern, stylish. Very high ratings.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Cheap hotels near Koln Hbf - Trains to Cologne

Ibis Hotel Köln am Dom***

Next to the train station and the Dom. Perfect location. Fine hotel with good ratings.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

Cheap hotels near Koln Hbf - Trains to Cologne

TRYP by Windham Koln City Centre****

Convenient 4-star hotel, 300 meters from the station.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Köln Hbf - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars at Koln Hbf train station

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3 rental car companies: Avis, Flizzr, Sixt.   

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