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Duisburg to Cologne by train

The journey from Duisburg to Cologne by train is 35.44 mi and takes 0 hr 46 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:16 AM and the last at 9:04 PM. It is possible to travel from Duisburg to Cologne by train for as little as $4.10 or as much as $22.07. The best price for this journey is $4.10.

Lowest Price$4.10
Journey Duration0 hr 46 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$4.10
Highest Price$22.07
First Departure12:16 AM
Last Departure9:04 PM
Distance35.44 mi
DepartureDuisburg
ArrivalCologne
CarriersDB - InterCity Express (ICE), ThalysMore

Duisburg to Cologne Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Duisburg to Cologne?

When you're traveling from Duisburg to Cologne, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $13.71. You might be able to find prices as low as $4.10, 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $13.71 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 Duisburg to Cologne.

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

Traveling from Duisburg to Cologne by train will usually take 0 hr 46 min. This journey covers a distance of 35.44 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 0 hr 46 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Duisburg and Cologne by train usually takes 0 hr 46 min to cover a distance of 35.44 mi. The shortest journey from Duisburg to Cologne will take you 0 hr 38 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 Cologne 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Duisburg to Cologne?

In Duisburg, departure stations include Rheinhausen,Trompet Bahnhof, Duisburg,DUISBURGO,Duisburg Rahm. When you arrive in Cologne, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Koeln Messe/deutz,Cologne Bonn Airport,Köln, Hbf,Köln-Mülheim . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

On average, there are 14 daily departures from Duisburg to Cologne. 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 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , 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 14 departures from Duisburg which travel directly to Cologne. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Duisburg to Cologne. 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 Duisburg to Cologne
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Duisburg to Cologne.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Cologne by train

When travelling to Cologne 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.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

<p><strong>Brand Update: Thalys Transforms into Eurostar!</strong> Thalys has rebranded as Eurostar after a merger, retaining its red trains and schedules, now with an Eurostar logo. Thalys is a high-speed train operator serving in France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Following its merger with Eurostar, the service will now be available in these countries as well as in the UK.<br>Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.</p>

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Duisburg to Cologne

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

Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.
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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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Facility Description

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

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All Thalys trains feature free WiFi. Plus, expect steady 3G or 4G coverage for most routes.
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All seats in every class have 2-pin, 220v power sockets to meet your charging needs.
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When traveling with Thalys, your ticket includes the privilege of carrying one hand luggage item and two larger bags, which must not exceed the dimensions of 75x53x70 cm. There is no weight limit specified, however, it's important to ensure that your baggage is within your personal handling capacity. The bags must be stored in the designated area on the train for the duration of the journey.
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For boarding assistance, please alert Thalys ahead of time. They accommodate wheelchairs adhering to specific dimensions: max 70 cm width, 120 cm height, 150 cm turning circle diameter, and a combined weight of 300 kg for passenger and luggage.
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In Standard and Comfort Class, the Thalys Welcome Bar awaits with an array of snacks. Opt to pre-order using your device for swift collection. Traveling Premium? Delight in Chef Frank Fol's gourmet meal served directly to your seat on journeys exceeding 50 minutes.
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Every Thalys train ensures a cool journey with onboard air-conditioning.
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On Thalys, you can bring a non-folding bike if it's disassembled and in a bag under 135 x 85 x 30 cm. Folding bikes? Just make sure they're within 75 x 53 x 30 cm, and it'll be considered as regular luggage. Got skis? Pop them in a case that's less than 3 m and under 32 kg.
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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.
Services on board DB - InterCity Express (ICE), Thalys and National Express from Duisburg to Cologne
Compare services on board when travelling from Duisburg to Cologne by train.
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Duisburg to Cologne CO2 Emissions by Train

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3.99kg
Bus
4.28kg
Flight
11.41kg
Car
9.13kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Duisburg to Cologne by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Duisburg and Cologne are 3.99kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Duisburg and Cologne? By taking the train between Duisburg and Cologne you will save 7.42kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.29kg compared to a bus and 5.14kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne?
A train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne is $13.71. 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 $4.10.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Duisburg to Cologne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Duisburg to Cologne is $4.10. 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 Duisburg and Cologne by train?
Duisburg to Cologne is 35.44 mi.
How long does the train between Duisburg and Cologne take?
Duisburg to Cologne is on average 0 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 38 min.
Which companies operate from Duisburg to Cologne?
The train journey from Duisburg to Cologne is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - InterCity Express (ICE), Thalys, National Express and FlixTrain.
How many train connections per day go from Duisburg to Cologne?
Duisburg to Cologne has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Duisburg to Cologne leave?
The earliest train from Duisburg to Cologne departs at 12:16 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 Duisburg to Cologne depart?
The latest train from Duisburg to Cologne departs at 9:04 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 Duisburg to Cologne 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 $4.10 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.
How many direct connections depart from Duisburg to Cologne?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Duisburg to go to Cologne.
What's the fastest journey time between Duisburg to Cologne by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Duisburg and Cologne is 0 hr 38 min.
Is there a direct train from Duisburg to Cologne?
Yes, there is a direct train between Duisburg and Cologne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Duisburg to Cologne by train?
The train journey from Duisburg to Cologne creates 3.99kg of CO2 emissions.

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