Manchester to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:058h10
Manchester
16:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:207h55
Manchester
18:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:357h40
Manchester
20:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:357h39
Manchester
22:14Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:1515h01
Manchester
08:16Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes

Train timetableManchester to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Avanti West Coast
08:058h10
Manchester
16:15Cologne
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:207h55
Manchester
18:15Cologne
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:357h40
Manchester
20:15Cologne
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:357h39
Manchester
22:14Cologne
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:1515h01
Manchester
08:16Cologne
2 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 39 m

Average

10 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

686 km

To travel from Manchester to Cologne you need to make at least 2 changes.

Avanti West Coast
14:357h39
Manchester
22:14Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:357h40
Manchester
20:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:207h55
Manchester
18:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:058h10
Manchester
16:15Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:1515h01
Manchester
08:16Cologne
£5561One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Cologne

distanceDistance425 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£559 (€622)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Cologne cover the 425 miles long route taking on average 7 h 39 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £555, but the average price of train tickets is £559. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

FAQs: Manchester to Cologne train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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 Manchester to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Cologne can start from as little as £555 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Cologne is £559; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Cologne train time is 7 h 39 min   covering the 425 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Cologne leaves at 06: 31. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Cologne leaves at 21: 15.
There are 5 trains a day from Manchester to Cologne which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Manchester to Cologne, you can count on Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Manchester and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 15.

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

You have options as you can travel to Cologne from Manchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Cologne

Manchester
Cologne
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Cologne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Manchester, Abraham Moss

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