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Gernsbach-Cologne Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 137 daily trains from Gernsbach to Cologne. Traveling by train from Gernsbach to Cologne usually takes around 4 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance162 mi (261 km)
Fastest train3h 0m
Lowest price$29.23
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Gernsbach to Cologne?

2 train services operate from Gernsbach, Baden-Württemberg to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 133 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1333h 32m$87.31
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company84h 10m$47.85

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gernsbach 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.

How long is the train journey from Gernsbach to Cologne?

The distance between Gernsbach and Cologne is approximately 162 miles, or 261 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 41 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 Gernsbach to Cologne are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Saturday 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 Gernsbach at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Gernsbach to Cologne?

There are 137 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 Gernsbach.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Gernsbach?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Gernsbach where you can board the train.

Train stations in Gernsbach:

  • Hilpertsau

  • Gernsbach Mitte

  • Gernsbach Bf

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Arrival stations

Cologne receives travelers from Gernsbach at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Cologne:

  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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