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Duration 1h 54m
Distance 198.9 km
Average price 50€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Darmstadt takes 1h 54m and the fastest train takes 1h 34m. There is an hourly train service 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.


  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Darmstadt
1h 26m
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24€ - 121€

Cologne to Darmstadt train times

Trains run hourly between Cologne and Darmstadt. The earliest departure is at 07:44 in the morning, and the last departure from Cologne is at 21:28 which arrives into Darmstadt at 23:26. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(MAIN)HBF and take an average of 1h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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It is 169 km from Cologne to Darmstadt. It is approximately 198.9 km to drive.

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

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

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What companies run services between Cologne and Darmstadt?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 4m. Two other operators also service this route.
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