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There are 2 daily trains from Cologne to Gliwice. Traveling by train from Cologne to Gliwice usually takes around 12 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 10 hours and 45 minutes.
|Distance||515 mi (828 km)|
|Fastest train||10h 45m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Cologne to Gliwice?
Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia to Gliwice, Śląskie. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||2||12h 3m||$257.90|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Cologne to Gliwice 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 Cologne to Gliwice?
The distance between Cologne and Gliwice is approximately 515 miles, or 828 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 45 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 Cologne to Gliwice 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 Cologne at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Cologne to Gliwice?
Trains leave the station in Cologne twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Where is the train station in Cologne?
There is one train station in Cologne.
Where is the train station in Gliwice?
Gliwice has one train station.
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