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Duration 3h 24m
Distance 479.5 km
Average price 150€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Cologne takes 3h 24m and the fastest train takes 3h 21m. There is at least one train per day from Paris 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. Paris Nord
  2. Cologne
3h 20m
Bookable on Rome2rio
110€ - 230€

Paris to Cologne train times

Trains run twice daily between Paris and Cologne. The service departs Paris at 07:55 in the morning, which arrives into Cologne at 11:16. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Paris and Cologne is 402 km. The road distance is 479.5 km.

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Paris to Cologne train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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Paris to Cologne train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Paris and Cologne?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost 110€ - 230€ and the journey takes 3h 20m.
Train operators
Thalys
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€

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