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Cheap train tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne?

Lowest Price£24.43
Fastest Train4h 18m
Trains Per Day26
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Elmshorn 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 Elmshorn to Cologne was £28.94. 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 ride from Elmshorn to Cologne?

The distance between Elmshorn and Cologne is approximately 225.51 miles, or 362.83 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 18 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Elmshorn to Cologne?

On Tuesday trains from Elmshorn 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Elmshorn to Cologne?

Typically there are 26 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers the most scheduled departures between Elmshorn to Cologne, usually offering 21 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Elmshorn to Cologne, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne, which start at £50.88.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Elmshorn to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne start from £33.44, and on average cost £45.35. Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Elmshorn leaves from Langenmoor, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Elmshorn to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Avg. Time
5h 21m
Avg. Price
£45.35

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Elmshorn to Cologne start from £24.43, and on average cost £47.53. Daily there are 21 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Elmshorn leaves from Langenmoor, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Elmshorn to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 14 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 4 hours and 18 minutes.

Avg. Time
5h 14m
Avg. Price
£47.53

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Elmshorn on their way to Cologne:
  • Langenmoor
There are 2 different stations where trains from Elmshorn arrive in Cologne. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Cologne:
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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