Duration 2h 56m
Distance 266.8 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Fulda takes 2h 56m and the fastest train takes 2h 16m. The train service runs several times per day from Cologne to Fulda. 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 Airport (FRA)

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fulda
2h 47m
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45€ - 109€

Cologne to Fulda train times

Trains run every three hours between Cologne and Fulda. The earliest departure is at 15:55 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Cologne is at 19:55 which arrives into Fulda at 22:12. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(M) FLUGHAFEN FERNBF and take an average of 2h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cologne to Fulda? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and arriving at Fulda. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Cologne and Fulda is 196 km. The road distance is 266.8 km.

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Cologne to Fulda train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Cologne and Fulda?

You can take a train from Cologne to Fulda via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 2h 47m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Fulda
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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