Trains Cologne to Frankfurt

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Facts

Trains Cologne <> Frankfurt

Booking horizon  6 months
Duration 1h02
Distance  172km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Cologne 03h17
Last train Cologne 23h53
First train Frankfurt 03h21
Last train Frankfurt 23h24
Trains per day 22
Train company Deutsche Bahn
Station Cologne Köln Hbf
Station Frankfurt  Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Timetable

Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Cologne to Frankfurt

The first train leaves at 03h17 from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Hbf, the last train leaves at 23h53. The journey time 1 hour and 2 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 22 direct trains run between  Cologne and Frankfurt. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Cologne to Frankfurt!

Travel by ICE International

2nd class

  • Free Wifi
  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips)  

1st class 

  • Free Wifi
  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • At-seat service for drinks and food
  • Acces to first class lounges

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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.  

Info

  • 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

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  •  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. 
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Ibis Hotel Köln am Dom***

Next to the train station and the Dom. Perfect location. Fine hotel with good ratings.
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TRYP by Windham Koln City Centre****

Convenient 4-star hotel, 300 meters from the station.      
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Köln Hbf - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

3 rental car companies: Avis, Flizzr, Sixt.   

Frankfurt Hbf - Info

Railway Station Frankfurt

Frankfurt(Main)Hbf is the main station of Frankfurt, located in the middle of the centre. From the main station it is easy to get by train to the airport of Frankfurt. At the station there are a lot of eateries and shops. In the station you can access the S-Bahn network to get around the city of Frankfurt.

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: - 
  • S Bahn: 9 minutes, every 2 minutes
  • Bus: -  
  • 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. 

 

Frankfurt Hbf - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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25hours Hotel by Levi's****

5minutes by foot from Frankfurt Hbf. Stylish, modern, different. Affordable. Free Mini!    
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Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof*****

Next to Frankfurt Hbf, very comfortable 5-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient.     
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Toyoko Inn****

Beside the train station. Modern, comfortable 4-star hotel. Very high ratings.     
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Frankfurt Hbf - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

5 rental car companies: Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Interrent, Sixt.