Cologne to Stockholm by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    15hr 24m
  • Distance
    1,167 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Stockholm by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Stockholm take around 15 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,167 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Stockholm.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Stockholm?

Journeys between Cologne and Stockholm usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Cologne to Stockholm every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Cologne to Stockholm train travel time is normally about 15 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Stockholm is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:09, and the last at 23:11.

When to book Cologne to Stockholm 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 Cologne to Stockholm by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Stockholm?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • X2000

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.