Cheap train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne

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How much are train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne?

Lowest Price$21.93
Fastest2h 5m
Daily Schedules129
train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Utrecht 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 Utrecht to Cologne was $42.88. 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 Utrecht to Cologne?

The distance between Utrecht and Cologne is approximately 112.31 miles, or 180.70 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 5 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 Utrecht to Cologne?

On Friday trains from Utrecht 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Utrecht to Cologne

Typically there are 129 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Utrecht to Cologne, usually offering 87 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Cologne, 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 Utrecht to Cologne, which start at $13.20.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Utrecht to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne start from $21.93, and on average cost $49.42. Daily there are 87 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Utrecht leaves from Utrecht Leidsche Rijn and 7 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Utrecht to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 56 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 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 26 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $54.12 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 56m
Avg. Price
$49.42

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne start from $32.96, and on average cost $66.30. Daily there are 6 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Cologne. DB Intercity-Express in Utrecht leaves from Utrecht Centraal and one other station. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station,

From Utrecht to Cologne train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 2 hours and 20 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 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $70.59 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$66.30

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Utrecht to Cologne start from $21.93, and on average cost $44.88. Daily there are 39 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Utrecht leaves from Lunetten-Zuid and 7 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station,

From Utrecht to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 20 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 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 29 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $44.08 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 20m
Avg. Price
$44.88
There are 8 different stations that serve train trips to Cologne that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Utrecht are:
  • Utrecht Overvecht
  • Utrecht Leidsche Rijn
  • Vleuten
  • Utrecht Terwijde
  • Utrecht Zuilen
  • Lunetten-Zuid
  • Utrecht Centraal
  • Vaartsche Rijn
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to 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 stations in Cologne:
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12