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Train Information from Cologne to Hildesheim

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Hildesheim cover the 153 miles (247 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Hildesheim Hbf.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Hildesheim
Travel by train 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.
What is the distance between Cologne and Hildesheim by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Hildesheim is around 153 miles (247 km).
How long is a train to Hildesheim from Cologne on average?
The train time between Cologne and Hildesheim is on average 5 h 17 min  for the 153 miles (247 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Hildesheim by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Cologne goes to Hildesheim? What train station do I come into Hildesheim from Cologne?

When taking the train to Hildesheim from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Hildesheim Hbf, Hildesheim Ost and Hildesheim, Bahnhof / ZOB.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Hildesheim Hbf.

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Hildesheim train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hildesheim Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Cologne to Hildesheim?
For the best Cologne to Hildesheim train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Hildesheim from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Cologne and Hildesheim a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Hildesheim is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Hildesheim? What time is the last train from Cologne to Hildesheim?
The first Cologne to Hildesheim train departs at 3: 13 PM   and the last train from Cologne to Hildesheim leaves at 3: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Hildesheim on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf