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Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train

The journey from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train is 172.62 mi and takes 3 hr 51 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:21 AM and the last at 11:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train for as little as $49.16 or as much as $153.23. The best price for this journey is $49.16.

Lowest Price$49.16
Journey Duration3 hr 51 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$49.16
Highest Price$153.23
First Departure3:21 AM
Last Departure11:55 PM
Distance172.62 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalLudwigsburg
CarriersDB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)

Cologne to Ludwigsburg Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train?

The prices for train tickets from Cologne to Ludwigsburg vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Cologne to Ludwigsburg will cost $49.16. The average train ticket price is approximately $105.28. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $105.28 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Cologne to Ludwigsburg.

How long will it take me to travel from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train?

With a distance of 172.62 mi between Cologne and Ludwigsburg, it will usually take 3 hr 51 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hr 51 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Cologne and Ludwigsburg runs for about 172.62 mi and usually takes approximately 3 hr 51 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 34 min. If you are trying to get from Cologne to Ludwigsburg as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When traveling from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Cologne by using stations such as Köln-Mülheim ,Koeln Messe/deutz,Köln, Hbf,Cologne Bonn Airport. These connect you to stations including Talstraße, Ludwigsburg (Württ) in Ludwigsburg. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Cologne or in Ludwigsburg, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?

The exact number of journeys from Cologne to Ludwigsburg can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cologne to Ludwigsburg. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cologne to Ludwigsburg varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Ludwigsburg. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Ludwigsburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Ludwigsburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Ludwigsburg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Ludwigsburg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Cologne - Ludwigsburg train tickets can be found for as low as $26.39 if you’re lucky, or $52.39 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $89.19.

Find the best day to travel to Ludwigsburg by train

When travelling to Ludwigsburg by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Ludwigsburg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity when traveling from Cologne to Ludwigsburg.

Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Cologne to Ludwigsburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train.
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Cologne to Ludwigsburg CO2 Emissions by Train

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19.45kg
Bus
20.83kg
Flight
55.56kg
Car
44.45kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg are 19.45kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg? By taking the train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg you will save 36.11kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.38kg compared to a bus and 25kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?
A train ticket from Cologne to Ludwigsburg is $105.28. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $49.16.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Ludwigsburg is $49.16. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Ludwigsburg by train?
Cologne to Ludwigsburg is 172.62 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg take?
Cologne to Ludwigsburg is on average 3 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 34 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?
The train journey from Cologne to Ludwigsburg is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and SWEG Bahn Stuttgart.
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?
Cologne to Ludwigsburg has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Ludwigsburg leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Ludwigsburg departs at 3:21 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cologne to Ludwigsburg depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Ludwigsburg departs at 11:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Ludwigsburg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $49.16 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg is 2 hr 34 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Ludwigsburg?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Ludwigsburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Ludwigsburg by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Ludwigsburg creates 19.45kg of CO2 emissions.

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