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Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport by train

  • First train
    04:24
  • Last train
    23:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 20m
  • Distance
    438 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport by train

Fast trains from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport take around 5 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 438 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport?

Journeys between Munich Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport?

The Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne Bonn Airport is usually scheduled to depart Munich Airport around 04:24 and the last train is around 23:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich Airport around 07:51, and the last at 23:04.

When to book Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport 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 Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Munich Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • VIAS

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.