Duration 4h 40m
Distance 569.1 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Köln Hauptbahnhof takes 4h 40m and the fastest train takes 4h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin to Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Köln Hauptbahnhof
4h 20m
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27€ - 140€

Berlin to Köln Hauptbahnhof train times

Trains run hourly between Berlin Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof. The earliest departure is at 11:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Berlin Hbf is at 19:49 which arrives into Köln Hauptbahnhof at 00:31. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Berlin and Köln Hauptbahnhof is 478 km. The road distance is 569.1 km.

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Berlin to Köln Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Köln Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Köln Hauptbahnhof?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Köln Hauptbahnhof hourly. Tickets cost 95€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 35€

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