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Cologne to Poznań by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 35m
  • Distance
    704 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Poznań by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Poznań take around 7 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 704 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Poznań.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Poznań?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Cologne to Poznań 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 24 departures.

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

The Cologne to Poznań train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poznań is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:27 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:28, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Poznań 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 Cologne to Poznań by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Poznań?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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.