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Berlin to Cologne train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.44
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day55
train carriers4
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How to book cheap Berlin to Cologne train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Berlin to Cologne is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Berlin to Cologne were $45.08. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $61.56 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Berlin to Cologne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Berlin to Cologne by train is at 6:00 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 AM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Cologne has the most daily schedules

On average there are 55 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Berlin to Cologne, with an average of 35 trips per day and 58 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Berlin to Cologne. Of the 55 trips there are 17 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Berlin to Cologne starts at $16.93.

4 carriers offer Berlin to Cologne train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Cologne from $29.44. There are 35 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Berlin to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $99.49 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Cologne. In Berlin, Deutsche Bahn departs to Cologne from Berlin Messe Nord/ICC (Witzleben) and 3 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Central Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Cologne takes 5 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Cologne in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
5h 26m
Avg. Price
$99.49

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Berlin to Cologne from $85.75. There are 3 DB Intercity schedules from Berlin to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $111.76 for a DB Intercity ticket to Cologne. In Berlin, DB Intercity departs to Cologne from Berlin Hbf and 1 other station. In Cologne, DB Intercity arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Berlin to Cologne takes 5 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Cologne in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
5h 25m
Avg. Price
$111.76

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Berlin to Cologne from $33.99. There are 18 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Berlin to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $104.04 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Cologne. In Berlin, DB Intercity-Express departs to Cologne from Berlin Hbf (tief) and 2 other stations. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Central Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Berlin to Cologne takes 4 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Cologne in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 39m
Avg. Price
$104.04

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Berlin to Cologne from $77.11. There are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Berlin to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $97.58 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Cologne. In Berlin, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Cologne from Berlin Messe Nord/ICC (Witzleben) and 1 other station. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Berlin to Cologne takes 4 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Cologne in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 55m
Avg. Price
$97.58

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Berlin. Most train trips to Cologne will depart from Berlin Messe Nord/ICC (Witzleben), Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Hbf, Berlin Hbf (S-Bahn).
  • Berlin Messe Nord/ICC (Witzleben)
  • Berlin Hbf (tief)
  • Berlin Hbf
  • Berlin Hbf (S-Bahn)
Train trips arrive in Cologne at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 are the main train stations in Cologne for trips arriving from Berlin.
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  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12