|Distance||45 miles (73 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$9 (€7)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or VRR|
Trains from Dortmund to Cologne cover the 45 miles (73 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or VRR. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by train between Dortmund and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 Dortmund to Cologne. 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 Dortmund to Cologne train information:
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Dortmund to Cologne and when traveling by train:
When departing from Dortmund, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers book a train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Dortmund Hbf, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dortmund. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.
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