Cologne to Papenburg train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Papenburg

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

13

Average

28

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
03:39AMCologne3h17 06:56AMPapenburg
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131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:41PMCologne3h14 06:55PMPapenburg
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301One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:21PMCologne4h38 09:59PMPapenburg
0 transfers
421One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Papenburg

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Deutsche Bahn
03:39AMCologne3h17 06:56AMPapenburg
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Deutsche Bahn
03:41PMCologne3h14 06:55PMPapenburg
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:21PMCologne4h38 09:59PMPapenburg
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Papenburg

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

240 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cologne for Papenburg every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:41PMCologne3h14 06:55PMPapenburg
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:39AMCologne3h17 06:56AMPapenburg
0 transfers
131One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:21PMCologne4h38 09:59PMPapenburg
0 transfers
421One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Papenburg

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or National Express

Trains from Cologne to Papenburg cover the 149 miles (240 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or National Express. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $33 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Papenburg (Ems).

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

Find the best trains between Cologne and Papenburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express from $33 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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 Papenburg. 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 Papenburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 19 min
  • Average Price: $33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cologne - Papenburg train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Cologne to Papenburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • National Express frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Papenburg

Travel by train to Papenburg 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 Papenburg.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Papenburg to cost as little as $33 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
The Cologne to Papenburg train ticket price is on average $33 (€30)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Papenburg by train to be approximately 149 miles (240 km).
On average the Cologne to Papenburg train travel time is 3 h 14 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Papenburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Papenburg (Ems) and Papenburg.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Papenburg (Ems).

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.

The most popular arrival train station, Papenburg (Ems), is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city center of Papenburg.

For the best Cologne to Papenburg train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cologne and Papenburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from Cologne to Papenburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Cologne to Papenburg train departs at 6: 34 AM   and the last train from Cologne to Papenburg leaves at 5: 21 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Papenburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Papenburg is on average $33 (€30) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Cologne to Papenburg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Papenburg
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 Papenburg.
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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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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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