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Journey timeFrom 12h 07m
Price€186.60 - €220.20
Distance537km (334 miles)
Departure stationWittlich Hbf
Arrival stationCologne
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operators

Wittlich Hbf to Cologne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne for Tuesday 2nd Oct 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:36 17:43 13h 07m, 4 changes
05:36 17:43 12h 07m, 5 changes
06:36 18:43 12h 07m, 5 changes
07:00 19:21 12h 21m, 7 changes
07:00 19:43 12h 43m, 6 changes
08:17 20:43 12h 26m, 5 changes
09:03 21:48 12h 45m, 6 changes
22:56 12:43 13h 47m, 4 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and Trenitalia trains from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne

You can travel from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and Trenitalia 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.

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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.

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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.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne

Train tickets from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne start at €186.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around .
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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 Wittlich Hbf to Cologne 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Wittlich Hbf to Cologne? 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 Wittlich Hbf to Cologne take?

The average journey time by train between Wittlich Hbf and Cologne is 12 hours and 40 minutes, with around 8 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 Wittlich Hbf and Cologne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne is 12 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne cost?

Train tickets from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne can start from as little as €186.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne?

No, there are no direct train services from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne. Travelling from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne leave?

The first train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne leave?

The last train from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne leaves at 22:56. 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 Wittlich Hbf and Cologne by train?

Trains travelling from Wittlich Hbf to Cologne cover a distance of around 537km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cologne to Wittlich 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 Wittlich Hbf to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/10/2018. 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 29/12/2018 for travel on 03/01/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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