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Trip Summary

There are 58 daily trains from Klagenfurt to Cologne. Traveling by train from Klagenfurt to Cologne usually takes around 12 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 10 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance447 mi (720 km)
Fastest train10h 20m
Lowest price£42.38
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Klagenfurt to Cologne?

There are 4 train lines with service from Klagenfurt, to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 40 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity111h 1m£59.37
Deutsche Bahn2012h 36m£64.46
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company4013h 1m£59.55
Non-federally owned railway company115h 20m£67.86

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Klagenfurt 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 Klagenfurt to Cologne?

The distance between Klagenfurt and Cologne is approximately 447 miles, or 720 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 20 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 Klagenfurt to Cologne are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Klagenfurt at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Klagenfurt to Cologne?

There are 58 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Klagenfurt to Cologne. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cologne to Klagenfurt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Klagenfurt to Cologne for £43.90.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Klagenfurt?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Klagenfurt where you can board the train.

Train stations in Klagenfurt:

  • Lend

  • West

  • Ebenthal

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Arrival stations

Cologne has one train station.

Need a return trip from Cologne to Klagenfurt?

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