If you want to travel from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd by train to take around 1 hour. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 47 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 71 trains per day running on this route, which spans 26 miles (42 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Köln Süd.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd start from €16.30 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
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 Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Dusseldorf Airport and Köln Süd is 1 hour and 0 minutes, with around 71 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd is 47 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd can start from as little as €16.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd leaves at 00:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd leaves at 23:32. 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.
Trains travelling from Dusseldorf Airport to Köln Süd cover a distance of around 26 miles (42 km) during the journey.