Duration 4h 37m
Distance 574.4 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Bavaria takes 4h 37m and the fastest train takes 4h 30m. There is a train service every few hours from Cologne to Bavaria. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 4h 31m

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Munich
4h 31m
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Cologne to Bavaria train times

Trains run hourly between Cologne and Munich. The earliest departure is at 07:44 in the morning, and the last departure from Cologne is at 18:44 which arrives into Munich at 23:18. All services require a transfer at MUENCHEN HBF and take an average of 4h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Muenchen Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 48m.

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The distance between Cologne and Bavaria is 388 km. The road distance is 574.4 km.

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Cologne to Bavaria train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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

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What companies run services between Cologne and Bavaria?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Cologne to Munich hourly. Tickets cost 95€ - 140€ and the journey takes 4h 27m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route 3 times a week.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

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