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Overview: Train from Cologne to Graz

distanceDistance467 miles (753 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Graz cover the 467 miles (753 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Graz Hbf.

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Cologne to Graz with Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trains from Cologne to Graz with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £34. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking 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 from Cologne to Graz. 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.

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

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

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    Trains from Cologne to Graz
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    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Cologne and Graz?

    Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Graz, Austria is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Graz from Cologne restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Cologne?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    What are the safety rules to follow in Graz, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Graz from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Graz, Austria?

    The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Graz is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Cologne from Graz restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Graz?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Graz closer to your date of departure here.

    How much does a cheap train from Cologne to Graz cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne to Graz for the next 7 days starting from £34  one way.
    How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Graz?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Graz train price to come in at an average of £44  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Cologne to Graz?
    You should expect to travel around 467 miles (753 km)  to Graz from Cologne by train.
    How long is the train from Cologne to Graz?
    The train time between Cologne and Graz is on average 11 h 11 min  for the 467 miles (753 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Graz by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in Cologne goes to Graz? Which train station do I come into Graz from Cologne?

    There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Graz you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Graz Hbf, Graz Hbf (Busbahnhof) and Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe Bahnhof.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Graz Hbf.

    Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Graz?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Graz Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Graz.

    Which train companies can get me from Cologne to Graz?
    For the best Cologne to Graz train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Graz to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services are there from Cologne to Graz a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Graz. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Graz?
    The earliest train departing from Cologne to Graz leaves at 08: 17. The last train departing from Cologne to Graz leaves at 21: 17. You can find the latest Cologne to Graz train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I purchase Cologne Graz train tickets to score the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket from Cologne to Graz within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Graz from Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Cologne
    Graz
    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 Graz.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +49 2211411055
    ticketOfficeHours
    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

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