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.
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3 h 49 m
4 h 38 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Hildesheim for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||153 miles (247 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||$21 (€18)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hildesheim to Cologne cover the 153 miles (247 km) long route taking on average 4 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Hildesheim Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train to Cologne from Hildesheim with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Hildesheim to Cologne train.
There are a few train stations in Hildesheim to start your route from including Hildesheim Hbf, Hildesheim Ost and Hildesheim, Bahnhof / ZOB. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Hildesheim Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Hildesheim Hbf, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Hildesheim.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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