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Nuremberg to Cologne train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€19.96
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day109
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How to book cheap Nuremberg to Cologne train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Nuremberg to Cologne is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Nuremberg to Cologne were €50.56. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average €27.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Nuremberg to Cologne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Nuremberg to Cologne by train is at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 a.m. on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Cologne has the most daily schedules

On average there are 109 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Nuremberg to Cologne, with an average of 68 trips per day and 431 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Nuremberg to Cologne. Of the 109 trips there are 30 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Nuremberg to Cologne starts at €15.96.

4 carriers offer Nuremberg to Cologne train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Cologne from €19.96. There are 68 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Nuremberg to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €77.92 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Cologne. In Nuremberg, Deutsche Bahn departs to Cologne from Nürnberg Hbf and 6 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Central Station and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Cologne takes 4 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 93 trips per day and you could expect to pay €87.72 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 38m
Avg. Price
€77.92

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Nuremberg to Cologne from €19.97. There are 5 DB Intercity schedules from Nuremberg to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €46.50 for a DB Intercity ticket to Cologne. In Nuremberg, DB Intercity departs to Cologne from Nürnberg Hbf and no other station. In Cologne, DB Intercity arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Nuremberg to Cologne takes 4 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay €57.11 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 40m
Avg. Price
€46.50

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Nuremberg to Cologne from €19.97. There are 39 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Nuremberg to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €86.01 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Cologne. In Nuremberg, DB Intercity-Express departs to Cologne from Nürnberg Hbf and 1 other station. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and 3 other stations.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Nuremberg to Cologne takes 3 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity-Express offers 43 trips per day and you could expect to pay €92.60 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
3h 43m
Avg. Price
€86.01

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Nuremberg to Cologne from €54.10. There are 5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Nuremberg to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €86.35 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Cologne. In Nuremberg, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Cologne from Nürnberg Hbf and 5 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Central Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Nuremberg to Cologne takes 4 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay €68.40 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 54m
Avg. Price
€86.35

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have train departures from Nuremberg. Most train trips to Cologne will depart from Nürnberg Hbf, Reichelsdorfer Keller, Katzwang, Nürnberg Nordostbf. (U-Bahn), Nürnberg-Reichelsdorf, Nürnberg-Eibach, Central Bus Station.
  • Nürnberg Hbf
  • Reichelsdorfer Keller
  • Katzwang
  • Nürnberg Nordostbf. (U-Bahn)
  • Nürnberg-Reichelsdorf
  • Nürnberg-Eibach
  • Central Bus Station
Train trips arrive in Cologne at 6 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Dormagen Chempark, Köln-Worringen, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10, Köln Messe/Deutz are the main train stations in Cologne for trips arriving from Nuremberg.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  • Dormagen Chempark
  • Köln-Worringen
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10
  • Köln Messe/Deutz