Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train

Cheap train tickets from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Cheapest

20

Average

22

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.

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10:37PMEssen Hbf0h54 11:31PMCologne Hbf
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10:16AMEssen Hbf0h56 11:12AMCologne Hbf
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05:37PMEssen Hbf0h55 06:32PMCologne Hbf
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Train schedule from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf

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01:10AMEssen Hbf1h02 02:12AMCologne Hbf
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11:10PMEssen Hbf1h02 12:12AMCologne Hbf
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11:37PMEssen Hbf0h57 12:34AMCologne Hbf
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Fastest train times from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

131

Distance

57 km

Of the 131 trains that leave Essen Hbf for Cologne Hbf every day 71 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:01PMEssen Hbf0h48 11:49PMCologne Hbf
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2nd Fastest
09:00AMEssen Hbf0h49 09:49AMCologne Hbf
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07:00AMEssen Hbf0h49 07:49AMCologne Hbf
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01:00PMEssen Hbf0h49 01:49PMCologne Hbf
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09:00PMEssen Hbf0h49 09:49PMCologne Hbf
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Overview: Train from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage train duration54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency82 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 53 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixtrain, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys or National Express

Trains from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf cover the 35 miles (56 km) long trip taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Flixtrain, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys or National Express. Normally, there are 82 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $16 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf trains

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Thalys

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 Hbf from Essen Hbf. 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.

Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 55 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 20 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 Essen Hbf - Cologne Hbf 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.

Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • National Express frequency: 29 a day

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking to travel by train from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf, you can expect to travel 35 miles (56 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains between Essen Hbf and Cologne Hbf in the Omio app, you can check if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf. Book that perfect Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Thalys frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf

Travel by train to Cologne Hbf 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 Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf.
FAQs
Train tickets to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $6 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train price to come in at an average of $16 (€15)  one way.
The train distance from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf is around 35 miles (56 km).
While the time it takes to travel 35 miles (56 km) to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train journey time is on average 54 min.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen 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 Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne Hbf.

When taking a train from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf, you can count on Flixtrain, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys or National Express for the best way to get you to Cologne Hbf. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 53 direct trains per day from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
The average number of trains departing Essen Hbf for Cologne Hbf is 82 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 39 AM. The last train departing from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf leaves at 9: 37 PM. You can find the latest Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Cologne Hbf from Essen Hbf within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€15) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Essen Hbf to Cologne Hbf a few months in advance.

Trains departing from Essen Hbf

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Distance from Essen Hbf to city center
Distance from Essen Hbf to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
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
Wifi
Wifi
At this station we offer you free wifi. It allows you to go online with your smartphone or laptop, edit e-mails and much more. You can find information about the various wifi offers at our stations here.
Lockers
Lockers
If you want to take a load off your hands, you can put your luggage in a locker at this station.
Shopping
Shopping
Information Desk
Information Desk
DB Information counters are the place to go for information about your rail journey, and they serve as a meeting point for travellers and station visitors. If you have any questions about your trip or the town/city where the station is located, staff at the counter have the answers you need. If a station does not have a counter, our service staff are only too happy to help you with any query you might have.
Accessibility
Accessibility
The following equipment features serve to ensure barrier-free accessibility to the station. Available are: Gleis 1: step-free access platform height >= 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 2: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 4: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 9: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 10: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 11: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 12: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 21: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 22: step-free access platform height > = 55 cm passenger information display public address system tactile platform access tactile guiding strip stairs marking tactile handrail label contrasting guidance Gleis 5/6: Gleis 7/8:

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

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