Cologne to Bielefeld train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

18

Average

31

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

2nd Cheapest
09:13PMCologne Hbf2h06 11:19PMBielefeld Hbf
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181One-way
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05:11AMCologne Hbf2h07 07:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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181One-way
03:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 05:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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201One-way
07:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 09:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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241One-way
04:26AMCologne Hbf2h12 06:38AMBielefeld Hbf
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241One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Bielefeld

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
01:49AMCologne Hbf4h09 05:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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02:10AMCologne Hbf3h48 05:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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03:49AMCologne Hbf3h09 06:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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04:26AMCologne Hbf2h12 06:38AMBielefeld Hbf
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04:49AMCologne Hbf3h09 07:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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05:11AMCologne Hbf2h07 07:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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05:25AMCologne Hbf2h11 07:36AMBielefeld Hbf
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05:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 08:32AMBielefeld Hbf
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06:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 08:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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06:24AMCologne Hbf2h12 08:36AMBielefeld Hbf
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06:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 09:32AMBielefeld Hbf
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07:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 09:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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07:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 09:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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07:27AMCologne Hbf2h09 09:36AMBielefeld Hbf
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07:46AMCologne Hbf2h18 10:04AMBielefeld Hbf
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07:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 10:32AMBielefeld Hbf
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08:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 10:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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08:28AMCologne Hbf2h08 10:36AMBielefeld Hbf
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08:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 11:32AMBielefeld Hbf
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09:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 11:58AMBielefeld Hbf
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09:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 11:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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09:24AMCologne Hbf2h12 11:36AMBielefeld Hbf
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09:34AMCologne Hbf2h30 12:04PMBielefeld Hbf
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09:46AMCologne Hbf2h18 12:04PMBielefeld Hbf
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09:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 12:32PMBielefeld Hbf
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10:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 12:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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10:18AMCologne Hbf2h18 12:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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10:27AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h09 12:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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10:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 01:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
11:07AMCologne Hbf2h51 01:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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11:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 01:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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11:18AMCologne Hbf2h18 01:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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11:49AMCologne Hbf2h43 02:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
12:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 02:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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12:18PMCologne Hbf2h18 02:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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12:27PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h09 02:36PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
12:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 03:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
01:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 03:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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01:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 03:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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01:19PMCologne Hbf2h17 03:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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01:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 04:32PMBielefeld Hbf
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02:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 04:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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02:24PMCologne Hbf2h12 04:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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02:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 05:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
03:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 05:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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03:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 05:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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03:19PMCologne Hbf2h17 05:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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03:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 06:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
04:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 06:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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04:18PMCologne Hbf2h18 06:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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04:19PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h17 06:36PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
04:38PMCologne Hbf2h25 07:03PMBielefeld Hbf
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04:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 07:32PMBielefeld Hbf
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05:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 07:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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05:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 07:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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05:19PMCologne Hbf2h17 07:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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05:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 08:32PMBielefeld Hbf
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06:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 08:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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06:18PMCologne Hbf2h18 08:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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06:20PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h16 08:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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06:49PMCologne Hbf2h43 09:32PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
07:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 09:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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07:09PMCologne Hbf2h49 09:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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07:27PMCologne Hbf2h09 09:36PMBielefeld Hbf
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07:49PMCologne Hbf2h44 10:33PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
08:07PMCologne Hbf2h51 10:58PMBielefeld Hbf
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08:11PMCologne Hbf2h47 10:58PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
08:26PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h32 10:58PMBielefeld Hbf
1 transfer
09:07PMCologne Hbf2h54 12:01AMBielefeld Hbf
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09:13PMCologne Hbf2h06 11:19PMBielefeld Hbf
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10:49PMCologne Hbf3h02 01:51AMBielefeld Hbf
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11:15PMCologne Hbf2h09 01:24AMBielefeld Hbf
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11:49PMCologne Hbf3h02 02:51AMBielefeld Hbf
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Trains per day

73

Distance

164 km

Of the 73 trains that leave Cologne for Bielefeld every day 43 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 09:18AMBielefeld Hbf
0 transfers
241One-way
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11:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 01:18PMBielefeld Hbf
0 transfers
281One-way
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09:13AMCologne Hbf2h05 11:18AMBielefeld Hbf
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281One-way
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01:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 03:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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241One-way
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03:13PMCologne Hbf2h05 05:18PMBielefeld Hbf
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201One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Bielefeld

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency59 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 45 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express

Trains from Cologne to Bielefeld cover the 102 miles (164 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express. Normally, there are 59 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $5 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

Train companies: National Express and Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bielefeld trains

Find the best trains from Cologne to Bielefeld with Omio's travel partners National Express and Deutsche Bahn from $5 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express
Deutsche Bahn

National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cologne - Bielefeld train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Cologne to Bielefeld train information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
  • National Express frequency: 13 a day

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Bielefeld train.

Cologne to Bielefeld train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Average Price: $14
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 15 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Bielefeld

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to Bielefeld. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to Bielefeld and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Bielefeld

Travel by train to Bielefeld easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Bielefeld.
FAQs
Train tickets between Cologne and Bielefeld for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price from Cologne to Bielefeld is on average $14 (€13)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Cologne to Bielefeld is around 102 miles (164 km).
The Cologne to Bielefeld train duration is on average 2 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 102 miles (164 km) from Cologne to Bielefeld. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Bielefeld, you can end your route in train stations like Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Bielefeld Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bielefeld most often arrive at Bielefeld Hbf and need to travel around 0.6 miles (993 m) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Cologne to Bielefeld train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Bielefeld from Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 45 direct trains per day from Cologne to Bielefeld, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 59 trains a day from Cologne to Bielefeld. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Cologne to Bielefeld train departs at 4: 45 AM   and the last train from Cologne to Bielefeld leaves at 9: 58 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Bielefeld on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Cologne to Bielefeld within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Bielefeld a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Bielefeld
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Bielefeld.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
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