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May 31
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 1
$61Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 2
$20Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 3
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 5
$20Deutsche Bahn with connection

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Braunschweig

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Braunschweig cover the 179 miles (288 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $38 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Braunschweig, Hauptbahnhof.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Braunschweig trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Braunschweig from $20 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Braunschweig train.

Cologne to Braunschweig train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 53 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Braunschweig from Cologne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Braunschweig

Travel by train to Braunschweig 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 Braunschweig.

How much are cheap trains from Cologne to Braunschweig?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne to Braunschweig for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€18)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket to Braunschweig from Cologne?

The Cologne to Braunschweig train ticket price is on average $38 (€34)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance from Cologne to Braunschweig by train?

The train distance from Cologne to Braunschweig is around 179 miles (288 km).

How long is a train between Cologne and Braunschweig on average?

While the time it takes to travel 179 miles (288 km) from Cologne to Braunschweig can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Braunschweig train journey time is on average 4 h 26 min.

What train station in Cologne goes to Braunschweig? What train station do I come into Braunschweig from Cologne?

Some of the Cologne train stations to Braunschweig you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Braunschweig include Braunschweig, Hauptbahnhof, Braunschweig, Bahnhof Gliesmarode and Braunschweig, Wilhelmstraße (Rathaus).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Braunschweig, Hauptbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival train station in Braunschweig located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Braunschweig most often arrive at Braunschweig, Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service to Braunschweig from Cologne?

Take the Cologne to Braunschweig train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Braunschweig from Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Braunschweig from Cologne a day?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cologne to Braunschweig. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Cologne to Braunschweig? When is the last train from Cologne to Braunschweig?

The first Cologne to Braunschweig train departs at 7: 13 AM   and the last train from Cologne to Braunschweig leaves at 9: 09 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Braunschweig on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Cologne to Braunschweig train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Cologne to Braunschweig to cost on average $38 (€34) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Braunschweig train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Braunschweig.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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