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Padua to Cologne by train

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    16:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 16m
  • Distance
    714 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    18hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Padua to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Padua to Cologne take around 11 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 714 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Padua and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Padua to Cologne?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Padua 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 10 departures.

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

The Padua to Cologne train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Padua around 06:53 and the last train is around 16:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Padua around 06:26, and the last at 16:48.

When to book Padua to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Padua to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Padua and Cologne?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Nightjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cologne to Padua by train

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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.