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Köthen-Düsseldorf Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 58 daily trains from Köthen to Düsseldorf. Traveling by train from Köthen to Düsseldorf usually takes around 5 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance227 mi (365 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price$41.80
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Köthen to Düsseldorf?

2 train services operate from Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt to Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 57 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn575h 20m$99.98
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company15h 18m$162.03

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Köthen to Düsseldorf 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 Köthen to Düsseldorf?

The distance between Köthen and Düsseldorf is approximately 227 miles, or 365 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours,

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 Köthen to Düsseldorf are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Friday 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 Köthen at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Köthen to Düsseldorf?

There are 58 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 Düsseldorf to Köthen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Köthen to Düsseldorf for $53.10.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Köthen?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Köthen where you can board the train to Düsseldorf.

Train stations in Köthen:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?

Arrival stations

Düsseldorf has one train station.

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