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Cologne to Tübingen by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    309 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Tübingen by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Tübingen take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 309 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Tübingen.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Tübingen?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Cologne to Tübingen 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 35 departures.

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

The Cologne to Tübingen train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Tübingen is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:18 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:00, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Tübingen 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 Tübingen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Tübingen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Tübingen to Cologne by train

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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.