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Route overview
Avg. journey time13h 55m
Fare range€47.00 - €285.00
Distance669km
Train operatorsSBB CFF FFS,
First & last trains
First train departs at05:25
Last train departs at21:49
Fastest journey
Fastest route11h 06m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationCologne
Destination StationDüsseldorf

Cologne to Düsseldorf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cologne to Düsseldorf for Tuesday 12th Feb 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:22
22:31
Cologne
Düsseldorf
12h 09m
4 changes
12:44
01:03
Cologne
Düsseldorf
12h 19m
5 changes
12:44
02:31
Cologne
Düsseldorf
13h 47m
5 changes
13:22
01:03
Cologne
Düsseldorf
11h 41m
6 changes
15:44
06:30
Cologne
Düsseldorf
14h 46m
3 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, SBB and ÖBB trains from Cologne to Düsseldorf

You can travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, SBB and ÖBB 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 350 km/h. The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

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).

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 230 km/h and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

How long does it take to travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf by train?

The average journey time between Cologne and Düsseldorf is 13 hours and 55 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Düsseldorf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

The first train from Cologne to Düsseldorf departs at 05:25. The last train from Cologne to Düsseldorf departs at 21:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Cologne and Düsseldorf?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cologne to Düsseldorf for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/02/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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