The cheapest trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£3

Average

£3

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 Düsseldorf to Cologne will cost around £ 3 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 3.

Cheapest
20:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h41 21:15Köln, Hbf
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£31One-way
Cheapest
13:19Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h24 13:43Köln, Hbf
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£31One-way
Cheapest
12:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h51 13:25Köln, Hbf
0 changes
£31One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:37Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h29 22:06Köln, Hbf
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£41One-way

Timetable Düsseldorf to Cologne

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12:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h51 13:25Köln, Hbf
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13:19Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h24 13:43Köln, Hbf
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20:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h41 21:15Köln, Hbf
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21:37Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h29 22:06Köln, Hbf
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18 Oct
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19 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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20 Oct
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21 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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22 Oct
£4FlixTrain
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23 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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27 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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28 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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29 Oct
£12Deutsche Bahn
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30 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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31 Oct
£3FlixTrain
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1 Nov
£3FlixTrain
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2 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
£3FlixTrain

The fastest trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

24 m

Average

36 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

34 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Düsseldorf for Cologne every day 4 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 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 51 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.

Fastest
13:19Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h24 13:43Köln, Hbf
0 changes
£31One-way
2nd Fastest
21:37Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h29 22:06Köln, Hbf
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£41One-way
20:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h41 21:15Köln, Hbf
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£31One-way
12:34Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße0h51 13:25Köln, Hbf
0 changes
£31One-way

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Train Information from Düsseldorf to Cologne

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£3 (€3)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, VRR or Hamburg-Köln-Express

Trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne cover the 21 miles (34 km) long route taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, VRR or Hamburg-Köln-Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £3, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Train from Düsseldorf to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Düsseldorf to Cologne from £3. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 between Düsseldorf and 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Düsseldorf and Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Düsseldorf to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne 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 Düsseldorf to Cologne.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Cologne from Düsseldorf cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Düsseldorf and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from £3  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Cologne is £3  one way.
What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Cologne via train?
The Düsseldorf to Cologne train distance is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
How many hours does it take from Düsseldorf to Cologne by train?
While the time it takes to travel 21 miles (34 km) to Cologne from Düsseldorf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Düsseldorf to Cologne is on average 24 min.
Which train station in Düsseldorf goes to Cologne? Which train station do I come into Cologne from Düsseldorf?

When departing from Düsseldorf, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Düsseldorf Hbf   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Düsseldorf Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Düsseldorf. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
For the route from Düsseldorf to Cologne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, VRR or Hamburg-Köln-Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Düsseldorf and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Düsseldorf to Cologne direct trains?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day between Düsseldorf and Cologne. If you’re looking for a direct train from Düsseldorf to Cologne, consider travelling with FlixTrain. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there between Düsseldorf and Cologne?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Düsseldorf to Cologne? When is the last train from Düsseldorf to Cologne?
The first Düsseldorf to Cologne train departs at 05: 28   and the last train from Düsseldorf to Cologne leaves at 21: 09. Check out the most up-to-date Düsseldorf to Cologne train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Cologne from Düsseldorf to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Düsseldorf to Cologne is on average £3 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Düsseldorf and Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Cologne
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf for your journey to Cologne.