Cologne to Wernigerode by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 51m
  • Distance
    284 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Wernigerode by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Wernigerode take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 284 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Wernigerode.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Wernigerode?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Cologne to Wernigerode 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 21 departures.

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

The Cologne to Wernigerode train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wernigerode is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:44 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:44, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Wernigerode 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 to Wernigerode by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Wernigerode?

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

  • HBX
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Veolia Verkehr Sachsen-Anhalt
  • erixx - Der Heidesprinter

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.