The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cologne to Düsseldorf will cost around £ 3 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 3.
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Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Düsseldorf every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 34 km distance in an average of 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 32 m .
The slowest trains will take 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||21 miles (34 km)|
|Average train duration||32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£3 (€3)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, VRR, ÖBB | Nightjet or Hamburg-Köln-Express|
Trains from Cologne to Düsseldorf cover the 21 miles (34 km) long trip taking on average 32 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, VRR, ÖBB | Nightjet or Hamburg-Köln-Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £3, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Travel from Cologne to Düsseldorf from £3 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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 Düsseldorf. 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.
When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Düsseldorf, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Cologne to Dusseldorf are about 27.5 miles apart and trains from Cologne to Dusseldorf run very frequently, taking around 21 minutes to 30 minutes. Normally, there are no changes on this route, but very occasionally services have just one change. Services begin just after midnight and run periodically through the night. During the daytime, trains from Cologne to Dusseldorf run every 10-15 minutes and the final service departs at around 11:30 p.m. Journeys are on Deutsche Bahn's high-speed trains, known as ICE trains.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Düsseldorf, your train can arrive in train stations including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Düsseldorf, called Düsseldorf Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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