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Villach-Cologne Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Villach to Cologne?

Lowest price$82.71
Fastest train9h 15m
Trains per day26
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Villach 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Villach to Cologne?

In the last month, $97.57 was the average price of a train ticket from Villach, to Cologne, NW. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Villach to Cologne?

The distance between Villach and Cologne is approximately 433 miles, or 697 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 15 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 from Villach to Cologne are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Villach at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Villach to Cologne?

There are 26 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 Villach. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Villach to Cologne for $53.41.

Which train should you take from Villach to Cologne?

2 train services operate from Villach, to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 14 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1210h 54m$104.57
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1413h 14m$96.52

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Villach to Cologne start from $83, and on average cost $105. Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Villach leaves from Villach Warmbad and one other station. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station. From Villach to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 10 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 15 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Villach to Cologne start from $83, and on average cost $97. Daily there are 14 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Villach leaves from Villach Warmbad and one other station. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station. From Villach to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 13 hours and 14 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 9 hours and 15 minutes.

Where is the train station in Villach?

There are two stations in Villach where you can board the train to Cologne:

  • Villach Warmbad
  • Faak Am See

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Cologne receives travelers from Villach at its two active train stations:

  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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