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Route overview
Avg. journey time28m
Trains per day95
Fare range€3.00 - €44.00
Distance33km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at00:08
Last train departs at23:39
Fastest journey
Fastest route21m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationDüsseldorf
Destination StationKöln Hbf

Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf for Tuesday 29th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:52
13:18
Düsseldorf
Köln Hbf
26m
Direct
12:58
13:29
Düsseldorf
Köln Hbf
31m
Direct
13:08
13:39
Düsseldorf
Köln Hbf
31m
1 change
13:27
13:49
Düsseldorf
Köln Hbf
22m
Direct
13:39
14:12
Düsseldorf
Köln Hbf
33m
Direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf

You can travel from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) 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.

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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

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 Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Düsseldorf and Köln Hbf is 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 106 trains per day travelling from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf. 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 Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf?

The first train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf departs at 00:08. The last train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf departs at 23:39. 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 Düsseldorf and Köln Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf without having to change trains. There are 95 direct trains from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Düsseldorf to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/01/2019. 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 23/10/2018 for travel on 23/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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