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Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin by train

  • First train
    08:24
  • Last train
    20:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 36m
  • Distance
    479 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin by train

Fast trains from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 479 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne-Ehrenfeld and Berlin.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin?

Journeys between Cologne-Ehrenfeld and Berlin usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin 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 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin?

The Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin is usually scheduled to depart Cologne-Ehrenfeld around 08:29 and the last train is around 20:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne-Ehrenfeld around 08:24, and the last at 20:29.

When to book Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin train tickets?

Trains in Germany 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 Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Berlin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne-Ehrenfeld and Berlin?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

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.