Cheap Cologne to Berlin train tickets

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How to book cheap train tickets from Cologne to Berlin ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Cologne to Berlin 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 Cologne to Berlin was £17.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £76.55 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 Cologne to Berlin ? How far is Cologne to Berlin ?

The distance between Cologne to Berlin is 296.72 miles or 477.41 km. A train trip from Cologne to Berlin typically takes 5 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by DB Intercity-Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 17 minutes to get from Cologne to Berlin.

Going from Cologne to Berlin by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Cologne to Berlin 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 Cologne to Berlin

Typically there are 33 schedules to compare for your trip to Berlin. On the route to Berlin 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Cologne to Berlin, usually offering 52 trips per day. 9 train trips per day are direct connections to Berlin, 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 Cologne to Berlin, which start at £8.54.

Cologne to Berlin is served by 5 train carriers

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Berlin start from £17.06, and on average cost £73.14. Daily there are 52 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn in Cologne leaves from Central Station and one other station. And in Berlin trains arrive at Rigaer Straße and 3 other train stations.

From Cologne to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 34 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £82.25 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
5h 34m
Avg. Price
£73.14

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Cologne to Berlin start from £25.55, and on average cost £69.33. Daily there are 4 DB Intercity schedules to Berlin. DB Intercity in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station (tief) and 4 other train stations.

From Cologne to Berlin train travel on DB Intercity takes 5 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £82.44 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
5h 17m
Avg. Price
£69.33

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Cologne to Berlin start from £17.13, and on average cost £71.84. Daily there are 21 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Berlin. DB Intercity-Express in Cologne leaves from Central Station and one other station. And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station (tief) and 4 other train stations.

From Cologne to Berlin train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 4 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 21 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £73.92 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
4h 52m
Avg. Price
£71.84

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Cologne to Berlin start from £22.43, and on average cost £42.99. Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Cologne leaves from Central Station and one other station. And in Berlin trains arrive at Rigaer Straße and 3 other train stations.

From Cologne to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Berlin on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost £79.37 for a one-way weekend reservation from Cologne.

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Avg. Time
7h 6m
Avg. Price
£42.99

FlixTrain

FlixTrain train tickets from Cologne to Berlin start from £4.31, and on average cost £19.18. Daily there are 4 FlixTrain schedules to Berlin. FlixTrain in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Berlin Südkreuz and 2 other train stations.

From Cologne to Berlin train travel on FlixTrain takes 5 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, FlixTrain offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, FlixTrain offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £23.32 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
5h 36m
Avg. Price
£19.18
There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Berlin that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Cologne serving this route is Central Station, Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12.
  • Central Station
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
There are 8 different stations where trains arrive to in Berlin. 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 Cologne serving this route is Train Station (tief), Rigaer Straße, S+u Bundesplatz, Bellevue, Berlin-Spandau, Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Train Station.
  • Train Station (tief)
  • Rigaer Straße
  • S+u Bundesplatz
  • Bellevue
  • Berlin-Spandau
  • Berlin Südkreuz
  • Berlin Gesundbrunnen
  • Train Station