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Trains from Ehrwald to Cologne

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Ehrwald - Cologne Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 25 daily trains from Ehrwald to Cologne. Traveling by train from Ehrwald to Cologne usually takes around 8 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 7 hours and 6 minutes.

Distance303 mi (487 km)
Fastest train7h 6m
Lowest price$45.85
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Ehrwald to Cologne?

2 train services operate from Ehrwald to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 22 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn228h 14m$174.22
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company39h 32m$93.75
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Ehrwald to Cologne start from $86, and on average cost . Daily there are 22 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Ehrwald leaves from Ehrwald Zugspitzbahn . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

    From Ehrwald to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 6 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Ehrwald to Cologne start from $46, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Ehrwald leaves from Ehrwald Zugspitzbahn . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Ehrwald to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 6 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ehrwald to Cologne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Ehrwald to Cologne?

The distance between Ehrwald and Cologne is approximately 303 miles, or 487 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 6 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Ehrwald to Cologne tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Ehrwald at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Ehrwald to Cologne?

There are 25 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cologne to Ehrwald.

City Information

Cologne

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There's no shortage of sights, culture, history, and adventure in Cologne, an alluring city on the Rhine. One of the most famous landmarks of the city is the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic building and UNESCO World Heritage site remains the most iconic structure in the city. In fact, the Cologne Cathedral is the most visited landmark in Germany. Next door, the Museum Ludwig contrasts the cathedral's sense of history with an impressive collection of modern art, including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.

Cologne's breadth of museums also caters to a younger crowd. Families with children should head to the Cologne Chocolate Museum along the river or the Cologne Zoological Garden for memorable, kid-friendly experiences.

Foodies, rejoice! Cologne is home to mouthwatering German delicacies and upscale restaurants. Start your day with breakfast at Café Sehnsucht. For lunch, visit Herings Im Martinswinkel, and for dinner, head over to Bei Oma Kleinmann to feel like you're visiting your long-lost German grandmother.

Trains like Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and FlixTrain connect Cologne to other major European cities, including Munich, Paris, and Vienna. You can also catch a bus from Cologne on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni, or Columbuzz. Plus, the Cologne Bonn Airport is a large, well-outfitted airport with daily international flights for travelers coming from afar.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ehrwald?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Ehrwald.

All train stations in Ehrwald:

  • Ehrwald Zugspitzbahn

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Arrival stations

Cologne receives travelers from Ehrwald at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Cologne:

  • Central Station

  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

Need a return trip from Cologne to Ehrwald?

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