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There are 40 daily trains from Zell am See to Cologne. Traveling by train from Zell am See to Cologne usually takes around 9 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 7 hours and 29 minutes.
|Distance||363 mi (585 km)|
|Fastest train||7h 29m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Zell am See to Cologne?
There are 3 train lines with service from Zell am See, to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 27 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||12||8h 44m||$148.78|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||27||9h 30m||$138.21|
|Non-federally owned railway company||1||8h 57m||$161.10|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Zell am See 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 Zell am See to Cologne?
The distance between Zell am See and Cologne is approximately 363 miles, or 585 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 29 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 Zell am See to Cologne are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Zell am See at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Zell am See to Cologne?
There are 40 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 Zell am See.
Where is the train station in Zell am See?
There is one train station in Zell am See.
Where is the train station in Cologne?
Cologne receives travelers from Zell am See at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Cologne:
Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
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