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Cologne to Valence by train

  • First train
    04:08
  • Last train
    21:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 34m
  • Distance
    679 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    17hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Valence by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Valence take around 6 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 679 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Valence.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Valence?

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

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Cologne to Valence 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 9 departures.

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

The Cologne to Valence train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Valence is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 21:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:22, and the last at 21:43.

When to book Cologne to Valence train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Valence by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Valence?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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.