|Distance||177 miles (285 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Erfurt to Cologne cover the 177 miles (285 km) long route taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
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Find your perfect trip from Erfurt to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Erfurt to Cologne and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Erfurt to Cologne by DB is 177 miles (285 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Erfurt and Cologne is £16.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.
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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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When departing from Erfurt, you have various train station options to start your route from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers book a train from Erfurt Hbf to Köln Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Erfurt.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cologne.
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