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Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    23:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 40m
  • Distance
    458 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich by train

Fast trains from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich take around 4 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 458 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne-Ehrenfeld and Munich.

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

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

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich 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 20 departures.

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

The Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Munich is usually scheduled to depart Cologne-Ehrenfeld around 05:37 and the last train is around 23:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne-Ehrenfeld around 08:04, and the last at 20:54.

When to book Cologne-Ehrenfeld to Munich 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 Munich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne-Ehrenfeld and Munich?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional Express
  • 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.