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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 44m
Trains per day10
Fare range€15.00 - €249.00
Distance455km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at03:19
Last train departs at22:30
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 31m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationMunich Hbf

Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf for Tuesday 26th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:55
12:27
Köln Hbf
Munich Hbf
4h 32m
Direct
08:31
13:06
Köln Hbf
Munich Hbf
4h 35m
1 change
08:55
13:27
Köln Hbf
Munich Hbf
4h 32m
1 change
09:28
14:06
Köln Hbf
Munich Hbf
4h 38m
1 change
09:38
14:27
Köln Hbf
Munich Hbf
4h 49m
1 change

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

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

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 Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Munich Hbf is 4 hours and 44 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 31 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Munich 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 Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf departs at 03:19. The last train from Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf departs at 22:30. 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 Köln Hbf and Munich Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Munich 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 Munich Hbf to Köln Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Munich Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/03/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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