Lübeck to Cologne by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 38m
  • Distance
    411 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lübeck to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Lübeck to Cologne take around 4 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 411 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lübeck and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Lübeck to Cologne?

Direct trains from Lübeck to Cologne have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Lübeck to Cologne every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Lübeck to Cologne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Lübeck around 10:19 and the last train is around 17:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lübeck around 10:19, and the last at 16:37.

When to book Lübeck 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 Lübeck to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lübeck and Cologne?

Intercity is the train company that operates on the route from Lübeck to Cologne.

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.