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Cologne to Erlangen by train
Fastest journey3hr 33m
Trains per day8
Avg. journey time5hr 49m
Travelling from Cologne to Erlangen by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Erlangen take around 3 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 324 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Erlangen.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Erlangen?
Journeys between Cologne and Erlangen usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Cologne to Erlangen 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 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Erlangen?
The Cologne to Erlangen train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Erlangen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Erlangen is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:15 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 00:00.
When to book Cologne to Erlangen 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 Cologne to Erlangen by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Erlangen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Erlangen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- 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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