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About the train journey from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein)

Want to travel from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) usually takes 59 minutes on average to travel 29 miles (47 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 57 minutes. You can expect to find 40 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Linz (Rhein), so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €13.20.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Linz (Rhein), including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) by train

It takes an average of 59m to travel from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) by train, over a distance of around 29 miles (47 km). There are normally 40 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) and tickets for this journey start from €13.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 57m
PriceFrom €13.20
Distance29 miles (47 km)
Frequency40 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train23:38
Departure stationKöln Hbf
Arrival stationLinz (Rhein)
ChangesDirect trains available

Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) for Tuesday 12th July 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:38 11:36 58m, direct
11:03 12:00 57m, direct
11:38 12:36 58m, direct
12:03 13:00 57m, direct
12:38 13:36 58m, direct
13:03 14:00 57m, direct
13:38 14:36 58m, direct
14:03 15:00 57m, direct
14:38 15:36 58m, direct
15:03 16:00 57m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein)

The price of train tickets from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) starts at €13.20 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 Linz (Rhein) 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 Linz (Rhein)? 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 Linz (Rhein) take?

The average journey time by train between Köln Hbf and Linz (Rhein) is 59 minutes, with around 40 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 Linz (Rhein) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) is 57 minutes.

How much does the train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) cost?

Train ticket prices from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) can start from as little as €13.20 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 Linz (Rhein)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) without having to change trains. There are 39 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) leave?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) leave?

The last train from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) leaves at 23:38. 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 Linz (Rhein) by train?

Trains travelling from Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) cover a distance of around 29 miles (47 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Linz (Rhein) to Köln Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Linz (Rhein) for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/12/2022. 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 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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