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.
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2 h 53 m
3 h 57 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Strasbourg without changing at least once.
|Average train duration||3 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£64 (€73)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Strasbourg cover the 166 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £55, but the average price of train tickets is £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Strasbourg.
For as little as £55 you can travel by train from Cologne to Strasbourg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
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 to Strasbourg from Cologne. 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.
Train information from Cologne to Strasbourg with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Strasbourg, France is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Strasbourg closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Strasbourg to Cologne is: Fully open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 08/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Strasbourg to Cologne train here.
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your trip from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Strasbourg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Strasbourg and Strasbourg-Roethig.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Strasbourg.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Strasbourg and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (762 m) from the train station to the city centre in Strasbourg.
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