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Taking the train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) in 1 hour 19 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Unna to Cologne (Germany)? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 36 minutes to travel the 52 miles (83 km) from Unna to Cologne (Germany) by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 19 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 41 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with DB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Unna to Cologne (Germany) start from €19.90 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 Cologne (Germany)? 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.

Unna to Cologne (Germany) by train

It takes an average of 1h 36m to travel from Unna to Cologne (Germany) by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (83 km). There are normally 41 trains per day travelling from Unna to Cologne (Germany) and tickets for this journey start from €19.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 19m
PriceFrom €19.90
Distance52 miles (83 km)
Frequency41 trains per day
First train00:27
Last train23:38
Departure stationUnna
Arrival stationCologne (Germany)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Unna to Cologne (Germany) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Unna to Cologne (Germany) for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:37 12:09 1h 32m, 1 change
11:13 12:34 1h 21m, direct
11:37 13:09 1h 32m, 1 change
12:13 13:34 1h 21m, direct
12:37 14:09 1h 32m, 1 change
13:13 14:34 1h 21m, direct
13:34 15:09 1h 35m, 1 change
14:13 15:34 1h 21m, direct
14:37 16:09 1h 32m, 1 change
15:13 16:34 1h 21m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Unna to Cologne (Germany)

You can travel from Unna to Cologne (Germany) on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) 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 million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Unna to Cologne (Germany)

The price of train tickets from Unna to Cologne (Germany) starts at €19.90 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 Unna to Cologne (Germany) 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 Unna to Cologne (Germany)? 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 Unna to Cologne (Germany) take?

The average journey time by train between Unna and Cologne (Germany) is 1 hour and 36 minutes, with around 41 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 Unna and Cologne (Germany) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) is 1 hour and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) cost?

Train ticket prices from Unna to Cologne (Germany) can start from as little as €19.90 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 Unna to Cologne (Germany)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Unna to Cologne (Germany) without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Unna to Cologne (Germany) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) leave?

The first train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) leaves at 00:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) leave?

The last train from Unna to Cologne (Germany) 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 Unna and Cologne (Germany) by train?

Trains travelling from Unna to Cologne (Germany) cover a distance of around 52 miles (83 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cologne (Germany) to Unna.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Unna to Cologne (Germany) for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 01/05/2022 for travel on 01/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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