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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2 h 34 m
2 h 58 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Minden for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||125 miles (202 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€26)|
|Train frequency||29 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 29 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or National Express|
Trains from Minden to Cologne cover the 125 miles (202 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Normally, there are 29 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Minden (Westf) and arrive in Köln Hbf.
National Express and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Minden to Cologne from $24 (€22). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train between Minden and Cologne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Train information from Minden to Cologne with National Express:
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 from Minden. 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Minden to Cologne train information:
When taking the train to Cologne from Minden, you can choose to depart from train stations like Minden (Westf) and Minden, Bahnhof. Your journey can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Minden (Westf) and arrive in Köln Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Minden (Westf), is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Minden.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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