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Sontheim - Cologne Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from Sontheim to Cologne. Traveling by train from Sontheim to Cologne usually takes around 5 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 54 minutes.

Distance222 mi (357 km)
Fastest train3h 54m
Lowest price£30.21
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Sontheim to Cologne?

There are 3 train lines with service from Sontheim to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express35h 36m£56.18
Deutsche Bahn75h 13m£71.06
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company24h 31m£47.10
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Sontheim to Cologne start from £30, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity-Express in Sontheim leaves from Bergenweiler . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Sontheim to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 5 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 54 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Sontheim to Cologne start from £41, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Sontheim leaves from Bergenweiler . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

    From Sontheim to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 54 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 16 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 Sontheim to Cologne start from £41, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Sontheim leaves from Bergenweiler . And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Sontheim to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 31 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 3 hours and 54 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 2 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 Sontheim 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 Sontheim to Cologne?

The distance between Sontheim and Cologne is approximately 222 miles, or 357 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 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 Sontheim to Cologne are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Sontheim at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Sontheim to Cologne?

There are 8 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 Sontheim.

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 Sontheim?

Main departure station: Bergenweiler

There is one train station in Sontheim.

All train stations in Sontheim:

  • Bergenweiler

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Main arrival station: Central Station

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

Train stations in Cologne:

  • Central Station

  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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