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Compare train tickets from Paris to Cologne

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Paris to Cologne?

Lowest PriceMX$2,816.59
Fastest Train4h 54m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Paris-Cologne Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Paris to Cologne

Monthly average prices

MX$4,408MX$3,526MX$2,645MX$1,763MX$882JASONDJFMAMJ

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Paris to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, MX$2,816.59 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Paris to Cologne.

How long is the train journey from Paris to Cologne?

The distance between Paris and Cologne is approximately 403 kilometers, or 251 miles. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 54 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 Paris to Cologne are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 Paris at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Paris to Cologne?

There are 3 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 Paris. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Paris to Cologne for MX$452.02.

What train services are there from Paris to Cologne?

2 train services operate from Paris to Cologne. DB Intercity-Express usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express24h 55mMX$2,733.72
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company14h 57mMX$2,982.55

Where is the train station in Paris?

There is one train station in Paris:

  • Paris Est

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Cologne has one train station:

  • Central Station

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