Paderborn to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Paderborn to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

21

Average

32

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.

Cheapest
09:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h19 12:34AMCologne Hbf
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211One-way
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06:21AMPaderborn Hbf2h51 09:12AMCologne Hbf
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211One-way
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05:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h07 08:28PMCologne Hbf
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211One-way
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02:21PMPaderborn Hbf2h58 05:19PMCologne Hbf
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211One-way
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06:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h01 09:22PMCologne Hbf
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211One-way

Train schedule from Paderborn to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
12:12AMPaderborn Hbf4h00 04:12AMCologne Hbf
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12:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h59 04:12AMCologne Hbf
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05:18AMPaderborn Hbf3h28 08:46AMCologne Hbf
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05:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h17 08:38AMCologne Hbf
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05:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 08:29AMCologne Hbf
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06:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h15 09:28AMCologne Hbf
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06:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 09:29AMCologne Hbf
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06:21AMPaderborn Hbf2h51 09:12AMCologne Hbf
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06:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h17 09:38AMCologne Hbf
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07:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h15 10:28AMCologne Hbf
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07:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h25 10:46AMCologne Hbf
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07:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h07 10:28AMCologne Hbf
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07:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h17 10:38AMCologne Hbf
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07:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 10:29AMCologne Hbf
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07:51AMPaderborn Hbf3h37 11:28AMCologne Hbf
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08:05AMPaderborn4h51 12:56PMKöln, Hbf
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08:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h15 11:28AMCologne Hbf
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08:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 11:29AMCologne Hbf
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08:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h07 11:28AMCologne Hbf
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08:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h47 11:38AMCologne Hbf
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09:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h14 12:27PMCologne Hbf
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09:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 12:29PMCologne Hbf
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09:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h25 12:46PMCologne Hbf
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09:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h06 12:27PMCologne Hbf
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09:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h48 12:39PMCologne Hbf
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10:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h09 01:22PMCologne Hbf
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10:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 01:29PMCologne Hbf
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10:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h01 01:22PMCologne Hbf
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10:21AMPaderborn Hbf4h06 02:27PMCologne Hbf
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10:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h47 01:38PMCologne Hbf
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11:13AMPaderborn Hbf3h16 02:29PMCologne Hbf
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11:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 02:29PMCologne Hbf
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11:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h25 02:46PMCologne Hbf
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11:21AMPaderborn Hbf3h08 02:29PMCologne Hbf
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11:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h47 02:38PMCologne Hbf
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12:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h15 03:28PMCologne Hbf
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12:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 03:29PMCologne Hbf
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12:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h07 03:28PMCologne Hbf
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12:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 03:38PMCologne Hbf
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01:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h16 04:29PMCologne Hbf
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01:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 04:29PMCologne Hbf
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01:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h25 04:46PMCologne Hbf
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01:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 04:29PMCologne Hbf
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01:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 04:38PMCologne Hbf
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02:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h15 05:28PMCologne Hbf
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02:21PMPaderborn Hbf2h58 05:19PMCologne Hbf
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02:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 05:29PMCologne Hbf
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02:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h58 06:19PMCologne Hbf
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02:48PMPaderborn Hbf2h50 05:38PMCologne Hbf
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03:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h15 06:28PMCologne Hbf
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03:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 06:29PMCologne Hbf
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03:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h25 06:46PMCologne Hbf
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03:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h07 06:28PMCologne Hbf
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03:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h11 06:32PMCologne Hbf
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03:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 06:38PMCologne Hbf
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04:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h15 07:28PMCologne Hbf
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04:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 07:29PMCologne Hbf
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04:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h07 07:28PMCologne Hbf
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04:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 07:38PMCologne Hbf
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05:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h15 08:28PMCologne Hbf
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05:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h07 08:28PMCologne Hbf
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05:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h25 08:46PMCologne Hbf
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05:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 08:29PMCologne Hbf
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05:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 08:38PMCologne Hbf
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06:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h09 09:22PMCologne Hbf
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06:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 09:29PMCologne Hbf
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06:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h11 09:32PMCologne Hbf
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06:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h17 09:38PMCologne Hbf
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06:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h01 09:22PMCologne Hbf
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07:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h19 10:32PMCologne Hbf
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07:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h11 10:32PMCologne Hbf
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07:21PMPaderborn Hbf3h16 10:37PMCologne Hbf
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08:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h10 11:23PMCologne Hbf
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08:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h23 11:38PMCologne Hbf
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08:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h08 11:23PMCologne Hbf
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09:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h21 12:34AMCologne Hbf
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09:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h19 12:34AMCologne Hbf
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09:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h57 01:12AMCologne Hbf
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09:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h50 01:05AMCologne Hbf
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10:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h57 02:12AMCologne Hbf
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11:13PMPaderborn Hbf3h31 02:44AMCologne Hbf
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11:15PMPaderborn Hbf3h29 02:44AMCologne Hbf
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Fastest train times from Paderborn to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 47 m

Average

3 h 15 m

Trains per day

82

Distance

153 km

It's difficult to get from Paderborn to Cologne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
01:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 04:38PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
311One-way
Fastest
10:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h47 01:38PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
311One-way
Fastest
08:51AMPaderborn Hbf2h47 11:38AMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
311One-way
Fastest
05:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 08:38PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
311One-way
Fastest
03:51PMPaderborn Hbf2h47 06:38PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
311One-way

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Overview: Train from Paderborn to Cologne

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express

Trains from Paderborn to Cologne cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $21 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Paderborn Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: National Express and Deutsche Bahn from Paderborn to Cologne trains

You can travel by train between Paderborn and Cologne with National Express and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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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 from Paderborn to Cologne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

National Express from Paderborn to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • National Express frequency: 14 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 from Paderborn to Cologne. 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.

Train information from Paderborn to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Paderborn to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Paderborn to Cologne. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Paderborn to Cologne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Paderborn 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 Paderborn to Cologne.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cologne from Paderborn for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€20)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€22)  for a train ticket between Paderborn and Cologne.
The Paderborn to Cologne train distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
On average the Paderborn to Cologne train travel time is 2 h 56 min  for the 94 miles (152 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Paderborn to start your journey from including Paderborn Hbf, Paderborn-Schloss Neuhaus and Paderborn Kasseler Tor. 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 Paderborn Hbf   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Paderborn Hbf, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paderborn. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Paderborn to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cologne from Paderborn and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 45 trains a day from Paderborn to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Paderborn to Cologne train departs at 5: 13 AM   and the last train from Paderborn to Cologne leaves at 10: 12 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paderborn to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase a train ticket from Paderborn to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cologne from Paderborn are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Paderborn Hbf is the most popular Paderborn 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 Paderborn 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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