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Duration 1h 2m
Distance 47.5 km
Average price 15€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Cologne takes 1h 2m and the fastest train takes 40 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Line 32134 train, train

  1. Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  2. Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Cologne
36 min
7€ - 73€

Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Cologne train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 19:24 in the evening, and the last departure from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is at 23:54 which arrives into Cologne at 01:09. All services require a transfer at DUESSELDORF HBF and take an average of 1h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Cologne is 41 km. The road distance is 47.5 km.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Cologne?

You can take a train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Cologne via Duesseldorf Hbf in around 36 min.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€

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