Minden to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Minden to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

13

Average

26

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:12AMMinden2h34 06:46AMCologne
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131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:13PMMinden2h59 11:12PMCologne
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291One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:28PMMinden3h10 06:38PMCologne
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311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMinden3h09 08:37PMCologne
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311One-way

Train schedule from Minden to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
Deutsche Bahn
04:12AMMinden2h34 06:46AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
03:28PMMinden3h10 06:38PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMinden3h09 08:37PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:13PMMinden2h59 11:12PMCologne
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Fastest train times from Minden to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

2 h 34 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

203 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:12AMMinden2h34 06:46AMCologne
0 transfers
131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:13PMMinden2h59 11:12PMCologne
0 transfers
291One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMinden3h09 08:37PMCologne
0 transfers
311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:28PMMinden3h10 06:38PMCologne
0 transfers
311One-way

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Overview: Train from Minden to Cologne

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency29 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 29 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

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

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.

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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:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • National Express frequency: 20 a day

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Minden to Cologne

Travel by train 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 Minden to Cologne.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Minden and Cologne for as low as $24 (€22)  for the next 7 days.
The train price to Cologne from Minden is on average $28 (€26)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The Minden to Cologne train distance is approximately 125 miles (202 km).
The Minden to Cologne train duration is on average 3 h 24 min, which is to be expected when traveling 125 miles (202 km) between Minden and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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.

For the best Minden to Cologne train to book, 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 from Minden to Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 29 trains a day from Minden to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Minden to Cologne train departs at 4: 50 AM   and the last train from Minden to Cologne leaves at 8: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Minden to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains between Minden and Cologne to cost on average $28 (€26) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Minden to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Minden
Cologne
Minden (Westf) is the most popular Minden 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 Minden 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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