Duration 2h 40m
Distance 273.5 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Fulda and Cologne takes 2h 40m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. There is a train service every few hours from Fulda 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.

Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Fulda
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Cologne
2h 22m
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47€ - 133€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fulda and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Fulda and Cologne is 196 km. The road distance is 273.5 km.

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

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Fulda to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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What companies run services between Fulda and Cologne?

You can take a train from Fulda to Cologne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2h 22m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€

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 Fulda to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Fulda to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

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 Fulda to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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