Duration 6h 14m
Distance 396.9 km
Average price 92€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Rottenburg takes 6h 14m and the fastest train takes 4h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Cologne to Rottenburg. 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

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Rottenburg
3h 28m
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47€ - 161€

Cologne to Rottenburg train times

Trains run every four hours between Cologne and Rottenburg. The service departs Cologne at 22:30 at night, which arrives into Rottenburg at 07:34. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Rottenburg. However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Rottenburg(Neckar) via Stuttgart Hbf and Tuebingen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Cologne and Rottenburg is 308 km. The road distance is 396.9 km.

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

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Cologne to Rottenburg train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, arrive at Tübingen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Cologne and Rottenburg?

You can take a train from Cologne to Rottenburg via Stuttgart Hbf and Tuebingen Hbf in around 3h 28m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 110€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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