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 40 m
4 h 37 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Helmstedt without transferring at least once.
|Distance||195 miles (315 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$44 (€39)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Cologne to Helmstedt cover the 195 miles (315 km) long route taking on average 5 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Helmstedt.
For as little as $41 (€37) you can travel by train from Cologne to Helmstedt with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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 Helmstedt. 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 Helmstedt with Deutsche Bahn:
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Helmstedt you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Helmstedt and Helmstedt, Bahnhof.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Helmstedt.
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 Helmstedt, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.
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