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.
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2 h 47 m
4 h 1 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne for Detmold every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€25)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or National Express|
Trains from Cologne to Detmold cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or National Express. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $28 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Detmold.
Find the best trains between Cologne and Detmold with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express from $28 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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 to Detmold from Cologne. 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.
Train information from Cologne to Detmold with Deutsche Bahn:
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Detmold from Cologne with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Looking for trains to Detmold from Cologne? Thalys is one of the best companies to travel with on the 107 miles (173 km) journey from Cologne to Detmold. As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thalys train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Cologne to Detmold routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Cologne and Detmold, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Cologne - Detmold train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thalys!
Thalys from Cologne to Detmold train information:
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 - Detmold 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.
National Express from Cologne to Detmold train information:
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Detmold.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Detmold, located 0.2 miles (403 m) away from the city center.
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