TrenitaliaItaloThello
Route overview
Avg. journey time10h 46m
Fare range€32.00 - €456.00
Distance679km
Train operatorsDB,
First & last trains
First train departs at05:25
Last train departs at20:44
Fastest journey
Fastest route9h 13m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationCologne
Destination StationParis

Cologne to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cologne to Paris for Tuesday 13th Nov 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:58
16:11
Cologne
Paris
9h 13m
2 changes
08:44
19:05
Cologne
Paris
10h 21m
4 changes
08:44
19:37
Cologne
Paris
10h 53m
3 changes
09:22
19:37
Cologne
Paris
10h 15m
4 changes
09:44
20:41
Cologne
Paris
10h 57m
6 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello trains from Cologne to Paris

You can travel from Cologne to Paris on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello 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, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello trains from Cologne to Paris

You can travel from Cologne to Paris on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello 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, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello trains from Cologne to Paris

You can travel from Cologne to Paris on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello 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, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello trains from Cologne to Paris

You can travel from Cologne to Paris on Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Italo and Thello 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.
Frecciarossa 1000 Zug

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 train

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).

Italo train

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Thello train

Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

Cologne to Paris train prices

Train tickets from Cologne to Paris start at €31.70 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Cologne to Paris start at €84.23 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€84.23
14 days
in advance
€152.91
Avg. single price
On the day
€180.87
Avg. single price

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

The average journey time between Cologne and Paris is 10 hours and 46 minutes and the fastest journey time is 9 hours and 13 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 11 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Paris. 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 Paris?

The first train from Cologne to Paris departs at 05:25. The last train from Cologne to Paris departs at 20:44. 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 Paris?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Paris without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Paris 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.

How do I get back to Cologne?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Cologne.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cologne to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 13/11/2018. 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 14/08/2018 for travel on 19/08/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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