Trains Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)

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Trains Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) - Facts 
  • Distance: 151 km
  • Fastest route: 50 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 55 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 03:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Deutsche Bahn (DB)
  • Fare range: €14 - €80 
  • From price: €13
Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)!

Book your train journey from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) start from €13!

Every day 55 trains run between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station). The distance is 151 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 50 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  €14 - €80.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) with Deutsche Bahn (DB), the first train leaves at 03:02 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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Köln Hbf (Main station)

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
The average travel time between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) is 50 minutes. On average 55 trains per day run between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station). The first train is leaving Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) at 03:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) start from €13.

How much does it cost to take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
The train fares for tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) start from €13. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station). 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 Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
On average 55 trains per day run between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station). The number of changes on this route is 0. 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 Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) start from €13.

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
The average travel time between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) is 50 minutes. Every day 55 runs between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) from Köln Hbf (Main station) by train?
The distance between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) is 151 kilometers. The average travel time is 50 minutes and there are approximately 55 trains per day running between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station). The first train leaves from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) at 03:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station): Deutsche Bahn (DB). The average travel time is 50 minutes, the distance is 151 kilometers and fares start from €13.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
Book your train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) start from €13.

Do prices go down for trains Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station)?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) to Köln Hbf (Main station) 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 Frankfurt Flughafen (Airport) and Köln Hbf (Main station) on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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