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Route overview
Avg. journey time13h 48m
Fare range€62.00 - €345.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:25
Last train departs at21:49
Fastest journey
Fastest route10h 42m
Changes3 changes
Origin StationCologne
Destination StationIdstein (Taunus)

Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) for Tuesday 12th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
Idstein (Taunus)
11h 45m
4 changes
Idstein (Taunus)
12h 23m
4 changes
Idstein (Taunus)
11h 45m
5 changes
Idstein (Taunus)
14h 23m
5 changes
Idstein (Taunus)
14h 53m
4 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) trains from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus)

You can travel from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) 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).

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 billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

How long does it take to travel from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) by train?

The average journey time between Cologne and Idstein (Taunus) is 13 hours and 48 minutes and the fastest journey time is 10 hours and 42 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus). 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 Idstein (Taunus)?

The first train from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) departs at 05:25. The last train from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) 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 Idstein (Taunus)?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Idstein (Taunus) will require a minimum of 3 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 Idstein (Taunus) 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 Idstein (Taunus) for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/03/2019. 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 08/12/2018 for travel on 12/12/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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