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Cambridge to Cologne by train

  • First train
    04:48
  • Last train
    15:28
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 55m
  • Distance
    492 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Cologne take around 5 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 492 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Cologne?

Journeys between Cambridge and Cologne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Cambridge to Cologne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 32 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Cologne train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:48 and the last train is around 14:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:54, and the last at 17:44.

When to book Cambridge to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Cambridge to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Cologne?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Eurostar
  • Great Northern
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Underground
  • Thalys
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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.