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Overview: Train from Cologne to Baden-Baden

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden cover the 160 miles (258 km) long route taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Baden-Baden.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Baden-Baden

You can travel by train between Cologne and Baden-Baden with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 between Cologne and Baden-Baden. 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.

Cologne to Baden-Baden train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 15 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Baden-Baden from Cologne:

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

Deutsche Bahn Trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden


Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Cologne to Baden-Baden and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.

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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden

Travel by train to Baden-Baden 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 Baden-Baden.

How much do cheap trains between Cologne and Baden-Baden cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Baden-Baden from Cologne for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Baden-Baden?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Cologne to Baden-Baden is £16  one way.

What is the distance between Cologne and Baden-Baden by train?

You should expect to travel around 160 miles (258 km)  between Cologne and Baden-Baden by train.

How long is the train to Baden-Baden from Cologne?

The train time to Baden-Baden from Cologne is on average 2 h 54 min  for the 160 miles (258 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Baden-Baden from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Cologne to Baden-Baden do I depart from? Which Baden-Baden train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

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

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

Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Baden-Baden? Where is the train station in Baden-Baden located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Baden-Baden, located 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Baden-Baden from Cologne?

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Baden-Baden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Baden-Baden. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Baden-Baden trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Cologne and Baden-Baden?

The average number of trains departing Cologne for Baden-Baden is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Cologne to Baden-Baden? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Cologne to Baden-Baden train departs at 14: 17   and the last train from Cologne to Baden-Baden leaves at 22: 53. Check out the most up-to-date Cologne to Baden-Baden train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase Cologne to Baden-Baden train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Baden-Baden from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Baden-Baden a few months in advance.

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 Baden-Baden.
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