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Fast trains between Koln and Dusseldorf

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Fast trains between Koln and Dusseldorf

Hi

I want to travel from Koln Airport to Dusseldorf and then to Koln Hbf in one day. I see the fastest trains are the IC trains or the ICE trains. Can I buy tickets for this from the DB machines or do I go to the counter? What options should I select at the DB machine? Thanks

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1. Re: Fast trains between Koln and Dusseldorf

You can query at the ticket machines for connections similar like with the DB timetable online and pick a connection to buy ticket for.

ICE Cologne-Bonn Airport to Düsseldorf is EUR 20,00.

ICE Düsseldorf to Cologne is EUR 17,50. IC EUR 12,00.

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Using regional trains you pay EUR 10,80 one way. A day ticket is EUR 22,90. These are tickets of the VRS local public transport tariff. Such tickets do cover regional trains, S-Bahn, Stadtbahn (mixture or tram and metro), trams and buses between and in both cities.

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2. Re: Fast trains between Koln and Dusseldorf

If I were you I would stick to regional trains. On the hand they run more frequently. (S-Bahn from the airport to Cologne). And on the other hand they are cheaper and don't take much longer.

I think the ICE is just a couple of minutes faster. Not worth spending an extra €10 on - in my opinion.

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