Duration 3h 52m
Distance 500.9 km
Average price 110€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ingolstadt and Cologne takes 3h 52m and the fastest train takes 3h 47m. The train service runs several times per day from Ingolstadt 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

  1. Ingolstadt Hbf
  2. Cologne
3h 50m
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85€ - 120€

Ingolstadt to Cologne train times

Trains run five times a day between Ingolstadt and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 05:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Ingolstadt is at 17:26 which arrives into Cologne at 21:13. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ingolstadt Hbf and arriving at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Ingolstadt and Cologne is 401 km. The road distance is 500.9 km.

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

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Ingolstadt 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 Ingolstadt and Cologne?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 5 times a day. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 3h 50m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 120€

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 Ingolstadt Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass

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