Cologne to Paderborn train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Paderborn

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

20

Average

26

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.

Deutsche Bahn
07:16AMCologne2h30 09:46AMPaderborn
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:26AMCologne2h44 05:10AMPaderborn
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:07AMCologne3h33 05:40AMPaderborn
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:11AMCologne2h36 05:47AMPaderborn
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221One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:31AMCologne2h44 11:15AMPaderborn
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271One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Paderborn

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
Deutsche Bahn
02:07AMCologne3h33 05:40AMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
02:26AMCologne2h44 05:10AMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
03:11AMCologne2h36 05:47AMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
07:16AMCologne2h30 09:46AMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
08:31AMCologne2h44 11:15AMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
09:49AMCologne2h58 12:47PMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
11:21AMCologne2h26 01:47PMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
01:19PMCologne2h27 03:46PMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
03:31PMCologne3h09 06:40PMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
03:49PMCologne3h38 07:27PMPaderborn
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Deutsche Bahn
08:21PMCologne2h42 11:03PMPaderborn
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Paderborn

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

153 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Cologne for Paderborn every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
11:21AMCologne2h26 01:47PMPaderborn
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311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:19PMCologne2h27 03:46PMPaderborn
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:16AMCologne2h30 09:46AMPaderborn
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:11AMCologne2h36 05:47AMPaderborn
0 transfers
221One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:21PMCologne2h42 11:03PMPaderborn
0 transfers
311One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Paderborn

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express

Trains from Cologne to Paderborn cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€21), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Paderborn Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Cologne to Paderborn trains

Travel between Cologne and Paderborn from $21 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn
National Express

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 Paderborn. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Paderborn train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 27 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

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 from Cologne to Paderborn, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Train information from Cologne to Paderborn with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 18 min
  • National Express frequency: 13 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Paderborn

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to Paderborn. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to Paderborn and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Paderborn

Travel by train to Paderborn 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 Paderborn.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Paderborn trains for as little as $21 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Paderborn train price to come in at an average of $22 (€21)  one way.
The Cologne to Paderborn train distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
The Cologne to Paderborn train duration is on average 2 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 94 miles (152 km) from Cologne to Paderborn. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the train from Cologne to Paderborn, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paderborn Hbf, Paderborn-Schloss Neuhaus and Paderborn Kasseler Tor.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paderborn Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Paderborn.

For the best Cologne to Paderborn train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cologne to Paderborn to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cologne to Paderborn. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Cologne to Paderborn at 5: 09 AM. The last train from Cologne to Paderborn that you can take departs at 8: 21 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Paderborn schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy the Cologne to Paderborn train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€21). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cologne and Paderborn. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Paderborn
Köln 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 Paderborn.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln 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
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WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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