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Cologne to Aalborg by train

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:11
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 24m
  • Distance
    706 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    17hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Aalborg by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Aalborg take around 10 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 706 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Aalborg.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Aalborg?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Cologne to Aalborg 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 16 departures.

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

The Cologne to Aalborg train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aalborg is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 08:09 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:09, and the last at 22:45.

When to book Cologne to Aalborg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Cologne to Aalborg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Aalborg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICL
  • InterCityLyn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Lyntog
  • Metronom
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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

Aalborg to Cologne by train

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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.