There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Rüdesheim(Rhein) Regional

$37 - $53

Cheapest option

Train via Köln Süd  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Süd to Koblenz Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Rüdesheim(Rhein) Regional

$36 - $53

2 alternative options

Train Bahn DE  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Neuwied Bf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Neuwied to Rüdesheim(Rhein) Regional

$49 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein 124.7 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany?

You can take a train from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein via Koblenz Hbf in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Rüdesheim(Rhein)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Süd to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neuwied to Rüdesheim(Rhein)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Neuwied Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
bahn.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Rüdesheim am Rhein is 127 km. The road distance is 199 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Rüdesheim(Rhein) via Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein, including transfers.