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 Kaiserslautern will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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2 h 47 m
3 h 18 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Cologne for Kaiserslautern every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 176 km distance in an average of 3 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 47 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 50 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||109 miles (175 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Kaiserslautern cover the 109 miles (175 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Kaiserslautern Hbf.
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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 Kaiserslautern. 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 Kaiserslautern train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Cologne to Kaiserslautern and when travelling by train:
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 Kaiserslautern, your train can arrive in train stations including Kaiserslautern Hbf, Kaiserslautern West and Kaiserslautern Pfaffwerk.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Kaiserslautern most often arrive at Kaiserslautern Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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