Vienna to Cologne by train

Travel from Vienna (Austria) to Cologne (Germany) by train (743km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Vienna in Austria to Cologne in Germany, please read the following information and blog posts.

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743 km

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Vienna to Cologne, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections: popular connections travelled by other users

Cologne - Vienna / Vienna - Frankfurt am Main / Vienna - Düsseldorf / Vienna - Hamburg / Vienna - Munich / Salzburg - Berlin / Salzburg - Hamburg / Salzburg - Munich / Graz - Berlin

1 Vienna (Austria) - Cologne (Germany)

1a Travelling from Vienna (Austria) to Cologne (Germany)

To travel from Austria to Germany by train, use one of the frequent connections by day train. There are excellent night train connections available as well from Innsbruck/Vienna to Hamburg and Düsseldorf/Cologne. The Europe Special ("Europa Spezial") price of Deutsche Bahn is available from EUR 39. As earlier you book, as cheaper the prices are. Please use the given booking links to find schedules and ticket prices.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Intercity (IC) / IntercityExpress (ICE) / Railjet (RJ)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
NJ 490 Vienna - Hamburg / NJ 40490 Vienna - Düsseldorf / NJ 456 Vienna - Berlin / NJ 420 Innsbruck - Düsseldorf / NJ 40420 Innsbruck - Hamburg

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn / ÖBB Österreichische Bundesbahnen

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Cologne - Vienna / Vienna - Berlin / Vienna - Düsseldorf / Vienna - Hamburg / Vienna - Munich / Vienna - Stuttgart / Graz - Berlin / Graz - Munich / Salzburg - Berlin / Salzburg - Munich

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