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Duration 16h 40m
Distance 1145.4 km
Average price 101€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Hungary and Cologne takes 16h 40m and the fastest train takes 16h 37m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Hungary 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. Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Cologne
12h 53m
85€ - 136€

Hungary to Cologne train times

Trains run twice a week between Budapest and Cologne. The service departs Budapest at 13:21 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cologne at 06:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hungary to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Clark Ádám tér and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Budapest-Kelenfoeld and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 53m.

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The distance between Hungary and Cologne is 1004 km. The road distance is 1145.4 km.

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Hungary to Cologne train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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Hungary to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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There are 1936+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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