Deutsche BahnSNCFTrenitalia
Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 23m
Trains per day5
Fare range€16.00 - €297.00
Distance404km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at03:49
Last train departs at18:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 21m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationParis

Köln Hbf to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Paris for Tuesday 16th Oct 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:22
09:51
Köln Hbf
Paris
5h 29m
1 change
06:44
10:05
Köln Hbf
Paris
3h 21m
Direct
07:42
11:35
Köln Hbf
Paris
3h 53m
1 change
08:44
12:05
Köln Hbf
Paris
3h 21m
Direct
09:43
14:02
Köln Hbf
Paris
4h 19m
1 change

Thalys trains from Köln Hbf to Paris

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Paris on Thalys trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Köln Hbf to Paris, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.
Thalys Train

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Köln Hbf to Paris train prices

Train tickets from Köln Hbf to Paris start at €16.20 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Paris start at €90.27 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€90.27
14 days
in advance
€108.65
Avg. single price
On the day
€142.70
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Paris is 4 hours and 23 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Paris. 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 Paris?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Paris departs at 03:49. The last train from Köln Hbf to Paris departs at 18:43. 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 Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Paris without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 16/10/2018. 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 18/07/2018 for travel on 19/07/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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