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Trains Cologne to Düsseldorf: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

When you're traveling from Cologne to Düsseldorf, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 19.98. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 3.52, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Cologne to Düsseldorf by train

Best price $ 3.52
Journey duration 39 min
Connections per day 318
First departure 02:10
Last departure 01:54
Distance 21.1 mi
Departure Cologne
Arrival Düsseldorf
Carriers Bahn, Bahn_old, SNCF, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, Thalys, Saveatrain

Ticket price Cologne - Düsseldorf every day

$ 7.02
$ 5.85
In 2 days
$ 3.52
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
$ 3.52
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

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$ 3.52
Maximum price
$ 47.22

Cologne - Düsseldorf


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$ 3.52

Monday, May 30th 2022
Cologne central station (FlixTrain) - Düsseldorf central station (FlixTrain)
7:01am - 7:27am
CO2: 0.1kg

How long is the journey from Cologne to Düsseldorf by train?

In order to get from Cologne to Düsseldorf faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cologne and Düsseldorf will complete the journey in 13 min. On average, it will take you about 40 min to travel the 21.7 mi between Cologne and Düsseldorf.

When do the first and last departures from Cologne to Düsseldorf leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Cologne to Düsseldorf leaving at 02:16. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 01:54.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from Cologne to Düsseldorf?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Cologne from the following stations: Köln Hbf, Köln Süd, Koeln Hbf, Cologne South station (FlixTrain), Leverkusen Mitte station (FlixTrain), Cologne Messe/Deutz station (FlixTrain), Cologne central station (FlixTrain), Barbarossaplatz, Köln, Heumarkt, Köln and Dasselstr./Südbahnhof, Köln. Arriving at Düsseldorf, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen, DUESSELDORF AIRPORT, Düsseldorf central station (FlixTrain), Düsseldorf Flugh. and Dusseldorf HBF. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Düsseldorf.

How many journeys from Cologne to Düsseldorf are there every day?

On average, there are 231 daily departures from Cologne to Düsseldorf. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 400 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and Saveatrain, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 50 departures from Cologne which travel directly to Düsseldorf. There are 181 journeys with one change or more.


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