Ashford to Cologne by train

  • First train
    06:52
  • Last train
    18:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    427 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ashford to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Cologne take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 427 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Cologne?

Journeys between Ashford and Cologne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Ashford to Cologne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Cologne?

The Ashford to Cologne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Cologne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 06:52 and the last train is around 17:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 07:16, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Ashford to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Cologne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.