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Duration 11h 38m
Distance 982.7 km
Average price 227€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Ljubljana and Cologne takes 11h 38m and the fastest train takes 11h 30m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Ljubljana 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. Ljubljana
  2. Salzburg Hbf
  3. Muenchen Hbf
  4. Cologne
10h 58m
169€ - 275€

Ljubljana to Cologne train times

Trains run six times a week between Ljubljana and Cologne. The service departs Ljubljana at 22:55 at night, which arrives into Cologne at 10:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Ljubljana to Cologne? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Salzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Cologne is 777 km. The road distance is 982.7 km.

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

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Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana and Cologne?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Cologne via Salzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf in around 10h 58m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Ljubljana to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass

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