Lindau to Cologne by train

  • First train
    04:15
  • Last train
    23:36
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 59m
  • Distance
    426 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lindau to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Lindau to Cologne take around 4 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 426 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lindau and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Lindau to Cologne?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Lindau to Cologne 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 40 departures.

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

The Lindau to Cologne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Lindau around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lindau around 04:43, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Lindau 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 Lindau to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lindau and Cologne?

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

  • Alex
  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Railjet
  • 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.