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Cologne Central Station

Trankgasse 11, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 11411055
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Huge complex with lots of shops

You will not go hungry here. Lots of eating places as you wait for the train. From here you are in... read more

Reviewed today
ehr100
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Very well organized

The station is beautiful, very well organized with all shops you need, working long hours, and most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Svetlana C
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Trankgasse 11, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed today

You will not go hungry here. Lots of eating places as you wait for the train. From here you are in the centre of the city next to the cathedral. Great connections to trains,buses and u-bahn.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The station is beautiful, very well organized with all shops you need, working long hours, and most of them are working 24 h. Signage is very well so you can find all information for your trip very fast. Plus the station is in the heart...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Köln Hauptbahnhof is a well-kept station with a huge variety of places to eat below the platforms plus a small coin-operated model railway. But being under a massive glass overall roof, it can get very warm, especially on a day like Wednesday 18 April when...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The train station in Cologne is excellent. It is easy to find your way around and well signposted. The station itself is very grand and clean. There are plenty of shops and atms.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the central station numerous times to access different parts of Germany- including the airport, Bonn and Dusseldorf. It is a large station with lots of shops and places to eat. The ticket machines are available in multiple languages and easy to use. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit Cologne Christmas market with a party of school kids each year and I find the coin operated left luggage lockers at Cologne Hauptbahnhof really efficient and useful. You can put up to four small suitcases in each one and it only costs 7euros...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice train hub with clean facilities and well connected with the MTR´s serving the city of Cologne. It is right next to the magnificent Cathedral. ICE, Thalys and DB regional depart from here to several other european city centers. Well covered by a large...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t buy train ticket by myself because the automatic ticket box is only available in German. But people can speak English very well and very kind to helped me step by step. The train station is sometimes change but very comfortable and on time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took ICE train from Frankfurt to Cologne Central Station. First time in Germany to take the train. I hardly take train in US. I was so anxious to get down at the right station. I was focusing on the announcement for the station. In...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My professional obligations require me to visiy this place quite often. It definitely is consistently providing top-notch mobility solutions (in normal parlance: transport connections) of all possible kinds

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Sophi N
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Cora421 | Reviewed this property |
there is a lounge on the upper floor and another in the waiting area
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Mel H
December 12, 2017|
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Response from francois210 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help you. Suggest you contact them via their website.
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Silvawheels
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Steve E | Reviewed this property |
There are lifts to all the platforms. I'm not sure about getting from platform to train, though. ICE and Thalys are the best trains.
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