Trains Düsseldorf to Cologne

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Trains Düsseldorf to Cologne - Facts 
  • Distance: 669 km
  • Fastest route: 10 hours 29 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 20 
  • Changes: 2 
  • First train: 02:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Deutsche Bahn (DB)
  • Fare range: €91 - €277 
  • From price: €90
Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne!

Book your train journey from Düsseldorf to Cologne in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Düsseldorf to Cologne start from €90!

Every day 20 trains run between Düsseldorf and Cologne. The distance is 669 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 10 hours 29 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €91 - €277.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Düsseldorf to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn (DB), the first train leaves at 02:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

Deutsche Bahn (DB)


Deutsche Bahn is the name of the national railways in Germany. The HQ is based in Frankfurt and the company is noted at the stock market. 

The high speed train of the Deutsche Bahn is the ICE International, one of the most convenient trains in Europe which run between all major cities in Germany. The ICE has also connections to all major cities in neighboring countries. 

Routes

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Düsseldorf

Train station Dusseldorf 

Dusseldorf has two major stations, Dusseldorf Hbf and Dusseldorf Flughafen. Dusseldorf Flughafen can only be reached by regional trains from the main station. Dusseldorf Hbf is the central station, there are many shops nearby, but the old city centre and the Rhine are pretty far, around 25 minutes by foot. It's quicker to take the subway to the centre. 

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

To the city centre

  • Walking: 25 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: -
  • U Bahn: 10 MINUTES
  • Bus: -  
  • Taxi: yes

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
The average travel time between Düsseldorf and Cologne is 10 hours 29 minutes. On average 20 trains per day run between Düsseldorf and Cologne. The first train is leaving Düsseldorf at 02:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne start from €90.

How much does it cost to take the train from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
The train fares for tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne start from €90. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
On average 20 trains per day run between Düsseldorf and Cologne. The number of changes on this route is 2. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne start from €90.

How long is the train ride from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
The average travel time between Düsseldorf and Cologne is 10 hours 29 minutes. Every day 20 runs between Düsseldorf and Cologne and the number of changes is 2. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Düsseldorf from Cologne by train?
The distance between Düsseldorf and Cologne is 669 kilometers. The average travel time is 10 hours 29 minutes and there are approximately 20 trains per day running between Düsseldorf and Cologne. The first train leaves from Düsseldorf at 02:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Düsseldorf and Cologne: Deutsche Bahn (DB). The average travel time is 10 hours 29 minutes, the distance is 669 kilometers and fares start from €90.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
Book your train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Düsseldorf and Cologne are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne start from €90.

Do prices go down for trains Düsseldorf to Cologne?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Düsseldorf to Cologne only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Düsseldorf and Cologne on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Cologne to Düsseldorf

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