Useful information about Cologne Hauptbahnhof, Cologne's Central Railway Station. With real-time schedules and all you need for train entry, exit and change.





Line network Cologne - Discover Cologne by train

Cologne Central Station is likend to numerous city and light rail lines and individual lines. Germany's fourth largest city has an extensive rail network consisting of trams, metro and suburban rail and numerous transport links (regional express trains and regional trains). With this strong infrastructure you can easily discover Cologne by train.


Line network Cologne

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Long distance connections

Cologne Hauptbahnhof is also frequented by Intercity-Express trains (ICE) and InterCity (IC) trains and it is highly recognized as a hub for urban and metropolitan connections.


ICE network Germany (pdf)

IC / EC network Germany (pdf)


Important direct connections abroad


to Amsterdam 2-3h (Netherlands)

to Basel 3-5h (Switzerland)

to Brussels 1-3h (Belgium)

to Luxembourg 3h (Luxembourg)

to Moscow (Russia)

to Paris 3h (France)



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