Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

Lowest Price$3.32
Fastest0h 20m
Daily Schedules31
train companies6
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf was $3.34. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $17.67 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 ride from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

The distance between Cologne and Düsseldorf is approximately 21.64 miles, or 34.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 20 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 Cologne to Düsseldorf?

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

What train companies travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

Typically there are 31 schedules to compare for your trip to Düsseldorf. On the route to Düsseldorf 6 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Cologne to Düsseldorf, usually offering 138 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to Düsseldorf, 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 Bus tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf, which start at $7.72.

Here are the 6 train companies that operate from Cologne to Düsseldorf

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $12.85, and on average cost $19.40. Daily there are 138 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Düsseldorf. Deutsche Bahn in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Angermund and 19 other train stations.

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 0 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

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Avg. Time
0h 48m
Avg. Price
$19.40

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $12.74, and on average cost $14.38. Daily there are 3 DB Eurocity schedules to Düsseldorf. DB Eurocity in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Train Station,

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on DB Eurocity takes 0 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

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Avg. Time
0h 22m
Avg. Price
$14.38

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $12.74, and on average cost $14.76. Daily there are 30 DB Intercity schedules to Düsseldorf. DB Intercity in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Train Station and 5 other train stations.

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on DB Intercity takes 0 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

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Avg. Time
0h 28m
Avg. Price
$14.76

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $17.73, and on average cost $19.89. Daily there are 27 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Düsseldorf. DB Intercity-Express in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Train Station and one other train station.

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 0 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

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Meal
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Avg. Time
0h 25m
Avg. Price
$19.89

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $14.17, and on average cost $18.58. Daily there are 8 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Düsseldorf. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Düsseldorf Flughafen and 9 other train stations.

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 0 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

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Avg. Time
0h 44m
Avg. Price
$18.58

FlixTrain

FlixTrain train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf start from $3.32, and on average cost $3.34. Daily there are 3 FlixTrain schedules to Düsseldorf. FlixTrain in Cologne leaves from Central Station, And in Düsseldorf trains arrive at Train Station,

From Cologne to Düsseldorf train travel on FlixTrain takes 0 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Düsseldorf faster, FlixTrain offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, FlixTrain offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $3.34 for a one-way train ticket to Düsseldorf.

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Avg. Time
0h 25m
Avg. Price
$3.34

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Cologne with trains to Düsseldorf. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Central Station
  • Central Station
There are 15 different stations where trains from Cologne arrive in Düsseldorf. 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 Düsseldorf:
  • Train Station
  • Angermund
  • Düsseldorf-Unterrath
  • Düsseldorf-Gerresheim
  • Düsseldorf-Eller
  • Düsseldorf Flughafen
  • Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  • Düsseldorf-Eller Süd
  • Düsseldorf-Derendorf
  • Düsseldorf Volksgarten
  • Düsseldorf-Eller Mitte
  • Düsseldorf-Benrath
  • Düsseldorf-Hamm
  • Düsseldorf-Reisholz
  • Düsseldorf-Flingern