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Taking the train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz in 5 hours 56 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 7 hours 17 minutes to travel the 284 miles (457 km) from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 56 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 19 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz start from €23.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Köln Messe/Deutz? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz by train

It takes an average of 7h 17m to travel from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz by train, over a distance of around 284 miles (457 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz and tickets for this journey start from €23.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 56m
PriceFrom €23.90
Distance284 miles (457 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train04:00
Last train23:15
Departure stationFlensburg
Arrival stationKöln Messe/Deutz
Changes1 change

Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz for Tuesday 24th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:15 14:19 7h 4m, 3 changes
08:15 14:56 6h 41m, 2 changes
09:15 16:15 7h 0m, 2 changes
10:15 16:59 6h 44m, 2 changes
11:15 18:03 6h 48m, 2 changes
12:15 18:59 6h 44m, 2 changes
13:15 20:02 6h 47m, 2 changes
14:15 20:51 6h 36m, 1 change
15:15 22:03 6h 48m, 2 changes
16:15 22:51 6h 36m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz

The price of train tickets from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz starts at €23.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz take?

The average journey time by train between Flensburg and Köln Messe/Deutz is 7 hours and 17 minutes, with around 19 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Flensburg and Köln Messe/Deutz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz is 5 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz cost?

Train ticket prices from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz can start from as little as €23.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz?

No, there are no direct train services from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz. Travelling from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz leave?

The first train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz leave?

The last train from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz leaves at 23:15. 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.

What's the distance between Flensburg and Köln Messe/Deutz by train?

Trains travelling from Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz cover a distance of around 284 miles (457 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Flensburg to Köln Messe/Deutz for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/24/2022. 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 05/05/2021 for travel on 05/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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