Duration 3h 7m
Distance 167.2 km
Average price 74€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Marburg and Cologne takes 3h 7m and the fastest train takes 2h 36m. There is a train service every few hours from Marburg 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. Marburg(Lahn)
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Cologne
2h 31m
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46€ - 132€

Marburg to Cologne train times

Trains run hourly between Marburg and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 11:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Marburg is at 21:35 which arrives into Cologne at 01:57. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(MAIN)HBF and take an average of 3h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Marburg to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Marburg(Lahn) and arriving at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Marburg and Cologne is 129 km. The road distance is 167.2 km.

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Marburg to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Marburg(Lahn) station.

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Marburg 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 Marburg and Cologne?

You can take a train from Marburg to Cologne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2h 31m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€

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 Marburg(Lahn) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marburg(Lahn) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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