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Valkenburg to Cologne by train

It takes an average of 16h 7m to travel from Valkenburg to Cologne by train, over a distance of around 411 miles (662 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Valkenburg to Cologne and tickets for this journey start from $175.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12h 29m
PriceFrom $175.70
Distance411 miles (662 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train00:51
Last train23:40
Departure stationValkenburg
Arrival stationCologne
Changes4 changes

Valkenburg to Cologne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Valkenburg to Cologne for Tuesday Sep 28th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:30 19:39 13h 9m, 6 changes
07:30 20:19 12h 49m, 7 changes
07:30 20:39 13h 9m, 6 changes
09:30 04:19 18h 49m, 5 changes
10:30 04:19 17h 49m, 6 changes
11:30 06:19 18h 49m, 4 changes
13:30 07:19 17h 49m, 6 changes
14:30 07:19 16h 49m, 9 changes
19:30 11:39 16h 9m, 5 changes
22:30 14:19 15h 49m, 7 changes

Cheap train tickets from Valkenburg to Cologne

The price of train tickets from Valkenburg to Cologne starts at $175.70 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 Valkenburg to Cologne 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 Valkenburg to Cologne

Want to know more about your journey from Valkenburg to Cologne? 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 Valkenburg to Cologne take?

The average journey time by train between Valkenburg and Cologne is 16 hours and 7 minutes, with around 18 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 Valkenburg and Cologne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Valkenburg to Cologne is 12 hours and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Valkenburg to Cologne cost?

Train tickets from Valkenburg to Cologne can start from as little as $175.70 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 Valkenburg to Cologne?

No, there are no direct train services from Valkenburg to Cologne. Travelling from Valkenburg to Cologne by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

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

The first train from Valkenburg to Cologne leaves at 00:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Valkenburg to Cologne leaves at 23:40. 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 Valkenburg and Cologne by train?

Trains travelling from Valkenburg to Cologne cover a distance of around 411 miles (662 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cologne to Valkenburg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Valkenburg to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/28/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/27/2020 for travel on 04/27/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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