The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Detmold to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 45 m
4 h 13 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Detmold for Cologne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$27 (€24)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Detmold to Cologne cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Detmold and arrive in Köln Hbf.
For as little as $15 (€13) you can travel by train between Detmold and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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 to Cologne from Detmold. 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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Detmold, which is located around 0.2 miles (382 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.
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