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Duration 4h 42m
Distance 410.4 km
Average price 180€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Cologne takes 4h 42m and the fastest train takes 4h 26m. There is at least one train per day from Calais to Cologne. 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. Calais Ville
  2. Lille Europe
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Cologne
4h 55m
81€ - 492€

Calais to Cologne train times

Trains run once daily between Calais and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 05:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Calais is at 07:16 which arrives into Cologne at 12:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Lille Europe and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Calais and Cologne is 357 km. The road distance is 410.4 km.

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Calais to Cologne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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Calais to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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There are 1937+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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