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Duration 14h 18m
Distance 733.2 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Linz and Cologne takes 14h 18m and the fastest train takes 13h 38m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Linz 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 Aschaffenburg

  1. Linz Hbf
  2. Aschaffenburg Hbf
  3. Cologne
6h 41m
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128€ - 181€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Linz and Cologne is 603 km. The road distance is 733.2 km.

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Linz to Cologne train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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

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There are 1937+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Linz and Cologne?

You can take a train from Linz to Cologne via Aschaffenburg Hbf in around 6h 41m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€

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 Linz Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€

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