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Train Information between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Train companies

Train between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as £16 you can travel by train between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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 Frankfurt am Main. 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.

  • Average Price: £16

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne to cost as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train prices are on average £19  one way.
What is the distance to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne by train?
The Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
How long is the train journey to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne?
On average the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train time is 1 h 12 min  covering the 94 miles (152 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main do I depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel approximately 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the train station to the city centre in Frankfurt am Main.

What train providers offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne?
For the best Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train departs at 05: 44   and the last train from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 20: 28. Check out the most up-to-date Cologne to Frankfurt am Main train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Cologne Frankfurt am Main train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19