Halle to Cologne by train

  • First train
    04:05
  • Last train
    00:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 59m
  • Distance
    355 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Halle to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Halle to Cologne take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 355 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Halle and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Halle to Cologne?

Journeys between Halle and Cologne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Halle 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 25 departures.

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

The Halle to Cologne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Halle around 04:05 and the last train is around 00:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Halle around 04:05, and the last at 00:54.

When to book Halle to Cologne 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 Halle to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Halle and Cologne?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • 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.