Cologne to Hildesheim train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Hildesheim

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

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

Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:28AM3h45
Cologne
02:13PMHildesheim
$951One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cologne to Hildesheim

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:28AM3h45
Cologne
02:13PMHildesheim
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Hildesheim

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

248 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cologne for Hildesheim every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
10:28AM3h45
Cologne
02:13PMHildesheim
$951One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Hildesheim

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or National Express

Trains from Cologne to Hildesheim cover the 153 miles (247 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $53 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Hildesheim Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Cologne to Hildesheim trains

Travel from Cologne to Hildesheim from $28 (€24) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train between Cologne and Hildesheim, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

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

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

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 Hildesheim

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Hildesheim 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 Hildesheim.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Hildesheim can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Hildesheim is $53 (€46); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Hildesheim train time is 3 h 25 min   covering the 153 mile (247 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Hildesheim leaves at 7: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Hildesheim leaves at 1: 16 PM.
There are 11 trains a day from Cologne to Hildesheim which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cologne to Hildesheim, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or National Express for the best way to get you to Hildesheim. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Cologne and Hildesheim and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne/Bonn Flughafen and Cologne Messe/Deutz. When arriving in Hildesheim, you can end your route in train stations like Hildesheim Hbf, Hildesheim Ost station and Hildesheim Gbf.

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 Hildesheim Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Hildesheim from Cologne is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cologne to Hildesheim by train is May.
You have options as you can travel between Cologne and Hildesheim 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Hildesheim

Cologne
Hildesheim
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 Hildesheim.
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 HansaringATMAccessibility
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 WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
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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