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Duration 2h 48m
Distance 160.1 km
Average price -1€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Gießen and Cologne takes 2h 48m and the fastest train takes 2h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Gießen 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.


  1. Giessen
  2. Siegen Hbf
  3. Cologne
2h 57m
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Gießen to Cologne train times

Trains run hourly between Gießen and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 10:09 in the morning, and the last departure from Gießen is at 23:11 which arrives into Cologne at 06:38. All services require a transfer at SIEGEN HBF and take an average of 2h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Gießen to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Giessen and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Siegen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Gießen and Cologne is 127 km. The road distance is 160.1 km.

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Gießen to Cologne train services, operated by HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH, depart from Giessen station.

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Gießen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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