Herford to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Herford to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

177 km

Cheap train tickets from Herford to start from $58 with an average ticket price of $60.

The fastest train from Herford to takes 2h 29m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 50m and covers a distance of 177 km.

2 trains that leave Herford for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM3h12
Herford
10:12AMCologne
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:43AM2h29
Herford
11:12AMCologne
$621One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Herford to Cologne

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or National Express

Trains from Herford to Cologne cover the 110 miles (177 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn 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 $37 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Herford and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

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

For as little as $17 (€15) you can travel by train to Cologne from Herford with Deutsche Bahn and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Herford to Cologne train.

Herford to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Herford to Cologne

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Herford to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Herford to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Herford to Cologne 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 Herford to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Herford to Cologne can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Herford to Cologne is $37 (€32); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Herford to Cologne train travel time is 2 h 14 min   for the 110 mile (177 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Herford to Cologne leaves at 6: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Herford to Cologne leaves at 9: 50 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Herford to Cologne without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. There are 14 direct trains from Herford to Cologne each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Herford to Cologne train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Herford and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 50 PM.

When departing from Herford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Herford, Herford, Alter Markt and Herford, Bahnhof. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne/Bonn Flughafen and Cologne Messe/Deutz.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Herford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cologne from Herford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Herford to Cologne by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Herford to Cologne including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Herford and Cologne

Herford
Cologne
Herford is the most popular Herford 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 Herford for your trip to Cologne.
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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.
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