Cheap Frankfurt to Cologne  train tickets

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How much are Frankfurt to Cologne train tickets?

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Fastest0h 46m
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How to book cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt to Cologne was £17.53. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £33.42 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Frankfurt to Cologne ? How far is Frankfurt to Cologne ?

The distance between Frankfurt to Cologne is 94.83 miles or 152.57 km. A train trip from Frankfurt to Cologne typically takes 1 hour and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by DB Intercity-Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 46 minutes to get from Frankfurt to Cologne.

trains from Frankfurt to Cologne average a travel time of under two hours, perfect for a day trip. That's just enough time to check your email, catch up with friends on chat and post a couple of jealousy-inducing pictures from your trip.

On Tuesday trains from Frankfurt to Cologne are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Frankfurt to Cologne

Typically there are 288 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Frankfurt to Cologne, usually offering 192 trips per day. 59 train trips per day are direct connections to Cologne, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne, which start at £6.04.

Frankfurt to Cologne is served by 5 train carriers

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne start from £17.48, and on average cost £38.79. Daily there are 192 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt leaves from Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke and 31 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Frankfurt to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 2 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 46 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 208 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £43.69 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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2h 4m
Avg. Price
£38.79

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne start from £17.48, and on average cost £23.78. Daily there are 11 DB Intercity schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity in Frankfurt leaves from Central Train Station and 7 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Frankfurt to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity takes 2 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 46 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £27.36 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
2h 32m
Avg. Price
£23.78

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne start from £17.48, and on average cost £42.12. Daily there are 62 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt leaves from Central Train Station and 11 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Frankfurt to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 1 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 46 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 56 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £44.72 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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1h 16m
Avg. Price
£42.12

Non-federally owned railway company

Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne start from £22.92, and on average cost £37.35. Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Non-federally owned railway company in Frankfurt leaves from Frankfurt-Höchst and 4 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station,

From Frankfurt to Cologne train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 46 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Cologne on a weekend there is typically one Non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost £38.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Frankfurt.

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2h 18m
Avg. Price
£37.35

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne start from £17.48, and on average cost £33.65. Daily there are 23 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Frankfurt leaves from Frankfurt-Sindlingen and 29 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Frankfurt to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 27 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 0 hours and 46 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £40.04 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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2h 27m
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£33.65
There are 15 different stations that serve train trips to Cologne that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Frankfurt serving this route is Central Train Station, Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke, Frankfurt-Sindlingen, Frankfurt-Zeilsheim, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt-Höchst, Frankfurt-Unterliederbach, Central Train Station, Frankfurt-Berkersheim, Frankfurt-Nied, Frankfurt(Main)Messe, Frankfurt(Main)West, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Frankfurt-Frankfurter Berg, Frankfurt-Eschersheim.
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  • Frankfurt-Höchst
  • Frankfurt-Unterliederbach
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Berkersheim
  • Frankfurt-Nied
  • Frankfurt(Main)Messe
  • Frankfurt(Main)West
  • Frankfurt-Niederrad
  • Frankfurt-Frankfurter Berg
  • Frankfurt-Eschersheim
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Cologne. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Frankfurt serving this route is Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12