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Cologne to Utrecht by train

The journey from Cologne to Utrecht by train is 112.25 mi and takes 3 hr 39 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:13 AM and the last at 3:01 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Utrecht by train for as little as $15.79 or as much as $41.02. The best price for this journey is $15.79.

Lowest Price$15.79
Journey Duration3 hr 39 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$15.79
Highest Price$41.02
First Departure6:13 AM
Last Departure3:01 PM
Distance112.25 mi
CarriersFlixTrain, FlixBusMore

Cologne to Utrecht Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

Your journey from Cologne to Utrecht with Virail

What's the best way to get from Cologne to Utrecht? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Cologne to Utrecht, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Utrecht. On average, though, you'll pay about $28.68 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $15.79, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Cologne to Utrecht will cost you $28.68. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Utrecht by train?

The average journey time is 3 hr 39 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 112.25 mi from Cologne to Utrecht. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Cologne to Utrecht to take longer than 3 hr 39 min. The journey between Cologne and Utrecht by train usually takes 3 hr 39 min to cover a distance of 112.25 mi. The shortest journey from Cologne to Utrecht will take you 3 hr 8 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Utrecht quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cologne to Utrecht?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Cologne to Utrecht leaving at 6:13 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 3:01 PM.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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cologne to Utrecht, which usually leaves at 6:13 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 3:01 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Cologne to Utrecht route?

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,Koeln Messe/deutz,Cologne Bonn Airport,Köln-Mülheim . Arriving at Utrecht, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Utrecht Lunetten,Utrecht, Jaarbeursplein,Utrecht Central Station. 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 Utrecht.

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

If you want to get from Cologne to Utrecht, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 6 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Cologne and Utrecht. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 6 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Utrecht. 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 Utrecht
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Utrecht.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Utrecht, 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 Utrecht.

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cologne to Utrecht

The cheapest Cologne - Utrecht train tickets can be found for as low as $19.25 if you’re lucky, or $23.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $33.36.

Find the best day to travel to Utrecht by train

When travelling to Utrecht 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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Utrecht

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Cologne to Utrecht.


A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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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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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixTrain, FlixBus and DB - Regional Express from Cologne to Utrecht
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Utrecht by train.
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Cologne to Utrecht CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Utrecht by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Utrecht are 12.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Utrecht? By taking the train between Cologne and Utrecht you will save 23.48kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.9kg compared to a bus and 16.25kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Utrecht?
A train ticket from Cologne to Utrecht is $28.68. 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 $15.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Utrecht?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Utrecht is $15.79. 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 Utrecht by train?
Cologne to Utrecht is 112.25 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Utrecht take?
Cologne to Utrecht is on average 3 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 8 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Utrecht?
The train journey from Cologne to Utrecht is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, FlixBus, DB - Regional Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Utrecht?
Cologne to Utrecht has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Utrecht leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Utrecht departs at 6:13 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 Utrecht depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Utrecht departs at 3:01 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 Utrecht 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 $15.79 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 Utrecht by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Utrecht is 3 hr 8 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Utrecht?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Utrecht.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Utrecht by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Utrecht creates 12.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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