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Overview: Train from Cologne to Augsburg

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Augsburg cover the 249 miles (401 km) long route taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Augsburg Hbf.

Train providers: Train to Augsburg from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Augsburg from Cologne from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Augsburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Cologne to Augsburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 43 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Augsburg from Cologne are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Augsburg

Travel by train to Augsburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Augsburg.

How much does a cheap train from Cologne to Augsburg cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cologne and Augsburg for the next 7 days starting from £16  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Augsburg?

The Cologne to Augsburg train ticket price is on average £21  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance by train from Cologne to Augsburg?

You should expect to travel around 249 miles (401 km)  between Cologne and Augsburg by train.

What is the average Cologne to Augsburg train duration?

On average the Cologne to Augsburg train time is 5 h 38 min  covering the 249 miles (401 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in Cologne goes to Augsburg? Which train station do I come into Augsburg from Cologne?

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Augsburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Augsburg Hbf, Augsburg-Oberhausen and Augsburg Haunstetterstraße.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Augsburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Augsburg? Where is the train station in Augsburg located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Cologne.

The most popular arrival train station, Augsburg Hbf, is located 0.1 miles (215 m) away from the city centre of Augsburg.

What train companies go from Cologne to Augsburg?

For the route from Cologne to Augsburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Cologne to Augsburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there from Cologne to Augsburg?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cologne to Augsburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Cologne to Augsburg? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Augsburg?

The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 04: 48. The last train leaves from Cologne at 11: 53. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Cologne to Augsburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Augsburg from Cologne to score the best deals?

You can find a train to Augsburg from Cologne to cost on average £21 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Augsburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Augsburg.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB