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Edinburgh to Cologne by train
Fastest journey9hr 35m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time16hr 32m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Cologne take around 9 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 873 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Cologne?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Cologne usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Cologne?
The Edinburgh to Cologne train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:26, and the last at 23:15.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Cologne by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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