Cologne to Herford train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Herford

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

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

FlixTrain
07:14AM2h36
Cologne
09:50AMHerford
$201One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
03:14PM2h37
Cologne
05:51PMHerford
$201One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cologne to Herford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 24
FlixTrain
07:14AM2h36
Cologne
09:50AMHerford
0 transfers
FlixTrain
03:14PM2h37
Cologne
05:51PMHerford
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Herford

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 36 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

177 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Herford every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
07:14AM2h36
Cologne
09:50AMHerford
$201One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
03:14PM2h37
Cologne
05:51PMHerford
$201One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Herford

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, National Express or FlixTrain

Trains from Cologne to Herford cover the 110 miles (177 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, National Express or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€21), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Herford.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, National Express and FlixTrain from Cologne to Herford trains

Travel between Cologne and Herford from $6 (€5) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, National Express and FlixTrain! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Flixtrain GmbH is a German railway company owned by Flixmobility. FlixTrain already connects many cities in Germany with its green trains. The trains run on 100 percent renewable energy. Onboard facilities: FlixTrain trains are equipped with air conditioning, toilets, USB and sockets and have plenty of legroom. You will find free WiFi on most trains and a range of food and drinks is available. There is a standard ticket that guarantees you a seat. You can take luggage with you free of charge, provided it can be stowed in the luggage racks. Find the current FlixTrain timetable for your train to Herford from Cologne at Omio and easily book FlixTrain train tickets online.

Cologne to Herford train information with FlixTrain:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 36 min
  • Cheapest Price: $6
  • FlixTrain frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Cologne to Herford

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Cologne to Herford with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Cologne to Herford

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Herford 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 Herford.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Herford can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Herford is $24 (€21); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Herford from Cologne is on average 2 h 17 min   for the 110 mile (177 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Herford by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Herford leaves at 6: 14 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Herford leaves at 7: 03 PM.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from Cologne to Herford with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Cologne to Herford train with Deutsche Bahn, National Express or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Cologne to Herford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 03 PM.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne/Bonn Flughafen and Cologne Messe/Deutz. When arriving in Herford, you can end your route in train stations like Herford, Herford, Alter Markt and Herford, Bahnhof.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Herford, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Herford from Cologne is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Herford is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cologne to Herford including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Herford

Cologne
Herford
Cologne 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 Herford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Cologne 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
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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