Duration 2h 1m
Distance 198.6 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Darmstadt takes 2h 1m and the fastest train takes 1h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Cologne to Darmstadt. 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 via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Darmstadt
1h 27m
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24€ - 121€

Cologne to Darmstadt train times

Trains run hourly between Cologne and Darmstadt. The earliest departure is at 05:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Cologne is at 23:48 which arrives into Darmstadt at 05:26. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(MAIN)HBF and take an average of 2h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday and Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Cologne and Darmstadt is 169 km. The road distance is 198.6 km.

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

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Cologne to Darmstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Cologne and Darmstadt?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne to Darmstadt hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 1m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€

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