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Duration 3h 1m
Distance 353 km
Average price 90€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Strasbourg takes 3h 1m and the fastest train takes 2h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Cologne to Strasbourg. 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 Mannheim

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Strasbourg
3h 43m
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54€ - 126€

Cologne to Strasbourg train times

Trains run twice daily between Cologne and Strasbourg. The earliest departure is at 12:54 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Cologne is at 15:55 which arrives into Strasbourg at 18:52. All services require a transfer at MANNHEIM HBF and take an average of 3h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Cologne and Strasbourg is 267 km. The road distance is 353 km.

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

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Cologne to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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What companies run services between Cologne and Strasbourg?

You can take a train from Cologne to Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf in around 3h 43m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 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 Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 75€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 75€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
50€ - 75€

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