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Taking the train from Köln Hbf to Kranj in 10 hours 39 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Köln Hbf to Kranj? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 12 hours 6 minutes to travel the 468 miles (754 km) from Köln Hbf to Kranj by train, although you can get there in as little as 10 hours 39 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 7 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 Köln Hbf to Kranj start from €46.90 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 Kranj? 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.

Köln Hbf to Kranj by train

It takes an average of 12h 6m to travel from Köln Hbf to Kranj by train, over a distance of around 468 miles (754 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Kranj and tickets for this journey start from €46.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 39m
PriceFrom €46.90
Distance468 miles (754 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train03:19
Last train18:31
Departure stationKöln Hbf
Arrival stationKranj
Changes1 change

Köln Hbf to Kranj train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Kranj for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
02:19 13:09 10h 50m, 2 changes
06:31 17:10 10h 39m, 2 changes
07:54 19:11 11h 17m, 2 changes
08:25 19:11 10h 46m, 3 changes
09:54 04:15 18h 21m, 4 changes
16:55 04:38 11h 43m, 1 change
17:31 04:38 11h 7m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Köln Hbf to Kranj

The price of train tickets from Köln Hbf to Kranj starts at €46.90 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 Köln Hbf to Kranj 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 Köln Hbf to Kranj? 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 Köln Hbf to Kranj take?

The average journey time by train between Köln Hbf and Kranj is 12 hours and 6 minutes, with around 7 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 Köln Hbf and Kranj by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Köln Hbf to Kranj is 10 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Köln Hbf to Kranj cost?

Train ticket prices from Köln Hbf to Kranj can start from as little as €46.90 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 Köln Hbf to Kranj?

No, there are no direct train services from Köln Hbf to Kranj. Travelling from Köln Hbf to Kranj by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Köln Hbf to Kranj leave?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Kranj leaves at 03:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Köln Hbf to Kranj leave?

The last train from Köln Hbf to Kranj leaves at 18:31. 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 Köln Hbf and Kranj by train?

Trains travelling from Köln Hbf to Kranj cover a distance of around 468 miles (754 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Kranj to Köln Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Kranj for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 11/09/2021 for travel on 11/09/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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