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Waterloo-Cologne Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Waterloo to Cologne?

Lowest price$49.65
Fastest train2h 23m
Trains per day16
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Waterloo 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Waterloo to Cologne?

In the last month, $51.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Waterloo, WBR to Cologne, NW. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Waterloo to Cologne?

The distance between Waterloo and Cologne is approximately 113 miles, or 182 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 23 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Waterloo to Cologne are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Waterloo at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Waterloo to Cologne?

There are 16 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 Waterloo.

Which train should you take from Waterloo to Cologne?

There are 3 train lines with service from Waterloo, Brabant wallon to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express22h 35m$52.41
Deutsche Bahn123h 24m$51.20
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company23h 59m$50.32

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Waterloo to Cologne start from $50, and on average cost $52. Daily there are 2 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity-Express in Waterloo leaves from Train Station, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station, From Waterloo to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 23 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Waterloo to Cologne start from $50, and on average cost $51. Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Waterloo leaves from Train Station, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station, From Waterloo to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 3 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 23 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Waterloo to Cologne start from $50, and on average cost $50. Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Waterloo leaves from Train Station, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station, From Waterloo to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 3 hours and 59 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 2 hours and 23 minutes.

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