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This is a large, modern, easy to navigate European station. All the facilities you can imagine or... read more

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dughall
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Really good transport hub

A really good station with options of train interchange between different types of trains... read more

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santo-trainsspotter7
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a large, modern, easy to navigate European station. All the facilities you can imagine or need including a wide range of catering and shopping options. Use of the toilet will cost you so if you can wait, it may be worth delaying until...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

HBF is always at the best location of the city. No doubt. But Cologne HBF is better because of the Dom!

Thank Wander751162
Reviewed 3 days ago

Only the title dispenses more words! A very organized, cosy and well located station. A great variety of foods and shops, just by the side of the amazing Cologne Cathedral. Once you reach the city, you'll cross the amazing bridge and then wil be the...More

Thank julianosouzabr
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Central Train Station is very well organized and easy to move in. Many connections available, the platforms are easy to be found. The information service is not really good, only few people there and one desk in the main corridor taking to the platforms...More

Thank Francesco M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cologne Central Station was very active and exciting. The hub for Cologne travel. We enjoyed all the restaurants and shops available to us. Located in the old downtown area and right across the Cologne Cathedral.

Thank French S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really good station with options of train interchange between different types of trains, international, regional, S-Bahn, local trains. The location is really close to Koln Cathedral, as well as main tourist spots in city centre, all in walking distances. Not only to city centre...More

Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient location in the centre of town near the cathedral (actually, a little TOO close to the cathedral), lots of shops, helpful staff who seem to pretty much all speak English. Oh, and lots and lots of trains. What else can you ask for in...More

Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great station, very clean and safe - and loads of places for food, drink and shopping. We appreciated the luggage storage facilities which offer 24 hour storage for 4€ - very convenient when we came to the city centre straight from the airport and couldn't...More

Thank cjsk15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were multiple cancelled trains to the Düsseldorf airport with no proper explanation or replacing route so after I already bought a ticket for Deutsche Bahn (loval train) & asked multiple times from the service desk when the next train leaves, I was left with...More

Thank hannajormanainen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cologne Central Station is a very large train station linking up different parts of the country in the heart of Cologne. The station architecture is interesting and worth to view inside during your visit there. It is near to the iron bridge and Cologne Cathedral....More

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Abby W
28 July 2018|
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Response from wasaloadie | Reviewed this property |
not sure what time they finish but it is pretty late as I caught one after midnight. It's not far from Cologne to the airport, I've never had a problem getting a seat
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Lesiana S
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Response from crizm2017 | Reviewed this property |
0180 6 99 66 33 call them explaining what has happened usually it’s at ‘lost property’
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siobhanr95
26 June 2018|
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Response from tommykristoffersen | Reviewed this property |
Check out Deutsche Bahn's website - super easy to search for your trains :-) Two train changes seems ti be the quickest way from Köln Hbh
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