Linz to Cologne by train

  • First train
    08:14
  • Last train
    22:16
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 29m
  • Distance
    605 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Linz to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Linz to Cologne take around 7 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 605 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Linz and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Linz to Cologne?

Direct trains from Linz to Cologne have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Linz to Cologne every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

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

The Linz to Cologne train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Linz around 08:14 and the last train is around 22:16. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Linz to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Linz to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Linz and Cologne?

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

  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet

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.