Hildesheim to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets from Hildesheim to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hildesheim to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:44AM3h26
Hildesheim
03:10PMCologne
$501One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Hildesheim to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, June 15
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:44AM3h26
Hildesheim
03:10PMCologne
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Hildesheim to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 26 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

248 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Hildesheim for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:44AM3h26
Hildesheim
03:10PMCologne
$501One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Hildesheim to Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€55)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hildesheim to Cologne cover the 153 miles (247 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $63 (€55), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Hildesheim Hbf and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Hildesheim to Cologne trains

Find the best trains to Cologne from Hildesheim with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $27 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Cologne from Hildesheim. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Hildesheim to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: $27

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

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

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Hildesheim to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Hildesheim 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 Hildesheim to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hildesheim to Cologne can start from as little as $27 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hildesheim to Cologne is $63 (€55); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Hildesheim to Cologne train travel time is 3 h 25 min   for the 153 mile (247 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hildesheim to Cologne leaves at 6: 06 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hildesheim to Cologne leaves at 7: 06 PM.
For the best Hildesheim to Cologne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Hildesheim and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 06 PM.

When departing from Hildesheim, you have various train station options to start your route from including Hildesheim Hbf, Hildesheim Ost station and Hildesheim Gbf. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hildesheim Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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 Hildesheim is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Hildesheim to Cologne is April.
You have options as you can travel between Hildesheim and Cologne 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Hildesheim and Cologne

Hildesheim
Cologne
Hildesheim Hbf is the most popular Hildesheim 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 Hildesheim for your trip to Cologne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hildesheim Gbf
Hildesheim, Schuhstraße
Hildesheim, Bahnhof / ZOBAccessibility
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Hildesheim, Am Kreuzfeld / MendelssohnstraßeAccessibility
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Hildesheim, Immengarten (Ostbahnhof)Accessibility
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