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Saarbrücken to Cologne by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    189 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Saarbrücken to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Saarbrücken to Cologne take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saarbrücken and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Saarbrücken to Cologne?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Saarbrücken to Cologne 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 44 departures.

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

The Saarbrücken to Cologne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Saarbrücken around 04:44 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Saarbrücken around 04:46, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Saarbrücken to Cologne 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 Saarbrücken to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saarbrücken and Cologne?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • TGV

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.