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Train Information from Hildesheim to Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Hildesheim to Cologne cover the 153 miles (247 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $29 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Hildesheim Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Trains from Hildesheim to Cologne
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Hildesheim to Cologne cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Hildesheim to Cologne trains for as little as $29 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Hildesheim and Cologne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€24)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Hildesheim.
How far is it from Hildesheim to Cologne by train?
The distance from Hildesheim to Cologne by train is approximately 153 miles (247 km).
How long is the train to Cologne from Hildesheim?
The Hildesheim to Cologne train duration is on average 5 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 153 miles (247 km) between Hildesheim and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Hildesheim to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Hildesheim do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers book a train from Hildesheim Hbf   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Hildesheim located? Where is the arrival train station in Cologne located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hildesheim Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Hildesheim. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Hildesheim to Cologne?
When taking a train from Hildesheim to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Hildesheim to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Hildesheim to Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Hildesheim for Cologne is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Hildesheim to Cologne? What time is the last train from Hildesheim to Cologne?
You can take the first train from Hildesheim to Cologne at 5: 44 AM. The last train from Hildesheim to Cologne that you can take departs at 12: 21 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Hildesheim to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Hildesheim to Cologne to get the best deals?
If you buy the Hildesheim to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $29 (€24). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Hildesheim to Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.