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Pfaffenhofen - Cologne Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 15 daily trains from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne. Traveling by train from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne usually takes around 8 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 7 hours and 21 minutes.

Distance313 mi (504 km)
Fastest train7h 21m
Lowest price£29.02
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne?

There are 3 train lines with service from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity19h 45m£38.72
Deutsche Bahn38h 37m£45.19
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company128h 52m£42.55
  • DB Intercity

    DB Intercity

    DB Intercity train tickets from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne start from £39, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity in Pfaffenhofen leaves from Telfs-Pfaffenhofen . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Pfaffenhofen to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity takes 9 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 21 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Cologne on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Pfaffenhofen.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne start from £39, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Pfaffenhofen leaves from Telfs-Pfaffenhofen . And in Cologne trains arrive at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 .

    From Pfaffenhofen to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 21 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne start from £29, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Pfaffenhofen leaves from Telfs-Pfaffenhofen . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

    From Pfaffenhofen to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 21 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 21 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Pfaffenhofen and Cologne is approximately 313 miles, or 504 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 21 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Pfaffenhofen to Cologne on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Pfaffenhofen at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Pfaffenhofen to Cologne?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Pfaffenhofen 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 Pfaffenhofen.

City Information

Cologne

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There's no shortage of sights, culture, history, and adventure in Cologne, an alluring city on the Rhine. One of the most famous landmarks of the city is the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic building and UNESCO World Heritage site remains the most iconic structure in the city. In fact, the Cologne Cathedral is the most visited landmark in Germany. Next door, the Museum Ludwig contrasts the cathedral's sense of history with an impressive collection of modern art, including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.

Cologne's breadth of museums also caters to a younger crowd. Families with children should head to the Cologne Chocolate Museum along the river or the Cologne Zoological Garden for memorable, kid-friendly experiences.

Foodies, rejoice! Cologne is home to mouthwatering German delicacies and upscale restaurants. Start your day with breakfast at Café Sehnsucht. For lunch, visit Herings Im Martinswinkel, and for dinner, head over to Bei Oma Kleinmann to feel like you're visiting your long-lost German grandmother.

Trains like Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and FlixTrain connect Cologne to other major European cities, including Munich, Paris, and Vienna. You can also catch a coach from Cologne on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni, or Columbuzz. Plus, the Cologne Bonn Airport is a large, well-outfitted airport with daily international flights for travelers coming from afar.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Pfaffenhofen?

Main departure station: Telfs-Pfaffenhofen

There is one train station in Pfaffenhofen.

All train stations in Pfaffenhofen:

  • Telfs-Pfaffenhofen

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Main arrival station: Central Station

Cologne receives travelers from Pfaffenhofen at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Cologne:

  • Central Station

  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

Need a return trip from Cologne to Pfaffenhofen?

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