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Travel from Cologne to Koblenz by train in 11 hours 11 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Cologne to Koblenz by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Cologne to Koblenz by train is 14 hours 26 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 11 hours 11 minutes. You'll usually find 31 trains per day traveling the 559 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Koblenz. You're likely to be traveling with Frecciargento, ICE or Trenitalia to Koblenz. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Cologne to Koblenz in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $74.44. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Cologne to Koblenz by train

It takes an average of 14h 26m to travel from Cologne to Koblenz by train, over a distance of around 347 miles (559 km). There are normally 31 trains per day traveling from Cologne to Koblenz and tickets for this journey start from $74.44 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 11h 11m


347 miles (559 km)


31 trains per day


2 changes


From $74.44

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, SBB CFF FFS, Trenord

Cologne to Koblenz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cologne to Koblenz for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:40 21:27 11h 47m, 6 changes
09:40 21:42 12h 2m, 5 changes
11:40 23:47 12h 7m, 5 changes
12:20 23:56 11h 36m, 6 changes
15:40 03:41 12h 1m, 2 changes
16:40 08:54 16h 14m, 6 changes
16:40 09:11 16h 31m, 4 changes
17:40 08:54 15h 14m, 7 changes
17:40 09:11 15h 31m, 5 changes
17:40 10:11 16h 31m, 4 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciargento, SBB and Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Koblenz

You can travel from Cologne to Koblenz on Trenitalia, Frecciargento, SBB and Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Frecciargento classes from Cologne to Koblenz

Compare the different travel classes offered by Frecciargento when traveling from Cologne to Koblenz.

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Koblenz

The price of train tickets from Cologne to Koblenz starts at $74.44 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Cologne to Koblenz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Cologne to Koblenz

Want to know more about your journey from Cologne to Koblenz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cologne to Koblenz take?

The average journey time by train between Cologne and Koblenz is 14 hours and 26 minutes, with around 31 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cologne and Koblenz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cologne to Koblenz is 11 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Cologne to Koblenz cost?

Train tickets from Cologne to Koblenz can start from as little as $74.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Cologne to Koblenz?

No, there are no direct train services from Cologne to Koblenz. Travelling from Cologne to Koblenz by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Cologne to Koblenz leave?

The first train from Cologne to Koblenz leaves at 05:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cologne to Koblenz leave?

The last train from Cologne to Koblenz leaves at 22:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cologne and Koblenz by train?

Trains travelling from Cologne to Koblenz cover a distance of around 347 miles (559 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Koblenz to Cologne.

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