Cologne to Bremen train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bremen

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Cheapest

32

Average

45

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Bremen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

05:07AMCologne Hbf3h08 08:15AMBremen Hbf
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321One-way
03:59AMCologne Hbf3h25 07:24AMBremen Hbf
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321One-way
11:29AMCologne Hbf3h28 02:57PMBremen Hbf
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341One-way
09:25AMCologne Hbf4h24 01:49PMBremen Hbf
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391One-way
05:27PMCologne Hbf4h24 09:51PMBremen Hbf
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391One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Bremen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, December 8
02:10AMCologne Hbf3h41 05:51AMBremen Hbf
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03:59AMCologne Hbf3h25 07:24AMBremen Hbf
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05:07AMCologne Hbf3h08 08:15AMBremen Hbf
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05:11AMCologne Hbf4h28 09:39AMBremen Hbf
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05:21AMCologne Hbf4h28 09:49AMBremen Hbf
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06:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h01 09:15AMBremen Hbf
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07:09AMCologne Hbf3h06 10:15AMBremen Hbf
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07:13AMCologne Hbf4h26 11:39AMBremen Hbf
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07:32AMCologne Hbf4h17 11:49AMBremen Hbf
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08:07AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h08 11:15AMBremen Hbf
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08:09AMCologne Hbf3h06 11:15AMBremen Hbf
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09:09AMCologne Hbf3h06 12:15PMBremen Hbf
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09:13AMCologne Hbf4h26 01:39PMBremen Hbf
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09:25AMCologne Hbf4h24 01:49PMBremen Hbf
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10:12AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h03 01:15PMBremen Hbf
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11:09AMCologne Hbf3h06 02:15PMBremen Hbf
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11:29AMCologne Hbf3h28 02:57PMBremen Hbf
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12:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 03:15PMBremen Hbf
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12:21PMCologne Hbf4h30 04:51PMBremen Hbf
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01:09PMCologne Hbf3h06 04:15PMBremen Hbf
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01:13PMCologne Hbf4h26 05:39PMBremen Hbf
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01:28PMCologne Hbf4h21 05:49PMBremen Hbf
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02:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 05:15PMBremen Hbf
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03:09PMCologne Hbf3h06 06:15PMBremen Hbf
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03:13PMCologne Hbf4h26 07:39PMBremen Hbf
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03:23PMCologne Hbf4h26 07:49PMBremen Hbf
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04:09PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h06 07:15PMBremen Hbf
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05:09PMCologne Hbf3h06 08:15PMBremen Hbf
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05:13PMCologne Hbf4h26 09:39PMBremen Hbf
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05:27PMCologne Hbf4h24 09:51PMBremen Hbf
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06:08PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h07 09:15PMBremen Hbf
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07:09PMCologne Hbf3h08 10:17PMBremen Hbf
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07:21PMCologne Hbf4h30 11:51PMBremen Hbf
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08:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 11:15PMBremen Hbf
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08:21PMCologne Hbf5h26 01:47AMBremen Hbf
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09:33PMCologne Messe/Deutz8h13 05:46AMBremen Hbf
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11:15PMCologne Hbf6h24 05:39AMBremen Hbf
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Bremen

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

3 h 55 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

270 km

Of the 37 trains that leave Cologne for Bremen every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h01 09:15AMBremen Hbf
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401One-way
2nd Fastest
10:12AMCologne Messe/Deutz3h03 01:15PMBremen Hbf
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441One-way
02:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 05:15PMBremen Hbf
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501One-way
08:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 11:15PMBremen Hbf
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441One-way
12:11PMCologne Messe/Deutz3h04 03:15PMBremen Hbf
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441One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Bremen

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Bremen cover the 167 miles (269 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $81 (€73), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bremen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bremen trains

Find the best journey to Bremen from Cologne with Omio's train partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Bremen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Bremen train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 4 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day


Train from Cologne to Bremen

The journey by train from Cologne to Bremen takes about 3 hours if passengers use a direct connection. However, some of these journeys take 3 hours 27 minutes. Train connections with a changeover have a total journey time of 4 hours and more. travelers must reckon with an even longer journey time of 4.45 to 6 hours 18 minutes if there are two changes during the journey at the stations of Münster and Osnabrück or in Dusseldorf and Hanover. Passengers of FlixTrain change between Cologne and Bremen once into a FlixBus and are about 6 hours 18 minutes on the way.

Which train companies travel from Cologne to Bremen?

Deutsche Bahn offers train services on the entire route between Cologne and Bremen. Some of the connections of this train company include a bus ride with Eurolines on part of the route. The transport company FlixMobility offers combined journeys on the route with the FlixTrain and the FlixBus.

How long does the train journey from Cologne to Bremen take?

Approx. 3 hours direct train connections between Cologne Central Station and Bremen. travelers must expect a journey time of at least 4 hours if they travel by train from Cologne to Bremen and have to change trains once or several times during the journey. Trains from FlixTrain run on the route with a stopover in Hanover or Hamburg. Passengers change to a FlixBus at the respective ZOB. The total travel time of these connections is 6 hours 12 minutes or 6 hours 24 minutes.

How often can you take the train from Cologne to Bremen?

About 20 to 30 times a day, travelers have the opportunity to cover the 270 km distance between the two cities by train from Cologne to Bremen. The journeys, which last about 3 hours 20 minutes on average, often take place at intervals of 1 hours, sometimes much more often.

Stations on the line Cologne - Bremen?

Cologne Central Station. Cologne Central Station is located directly next to Cologne Cathedral and on the edge of the pedestrian zone. Before departure, travelers can stop at the numerous bakeries and food stalls in the station building or do their shopping in the shops. A W-LAN is available in the station building for free use.

Central Station Bremen. From the centrally located main train station, passengers can travel by tram directly to the city center and Bremen Airport. There are several bakeries, small shops, cash dispensers and a free W-LAN. Long-distance buses depart on foot from the train station.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Bremen

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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 Bremen. 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 Bremen and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Bremen

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Bremen 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 Bremen.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bremen for as low as $1 (€1)  for the next 7 days.
The Cologne to Bremen train ticket price is on average $81 (€73)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The Cologne to Bremen train distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km).
While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (269 km) from Cologne to Bremen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Bremen train journey time is on average 3 h 5 min.

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 Bremen, you can end your route in train stations like Bremen Hbf, Bremen-Vegesack and Bremen-Mahndorf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.

The most popular arrival train station, Bremen Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center of Bremen.

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Bremen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Bremen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Bremen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Cologne to Bremen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Cologne at 6: 09 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 8: 11 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Bremen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Cologne to Bremen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $81 (€73). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cologne to Bremen. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Bremen

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Bremen
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 Bremen.
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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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
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