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from Bielefeld to Cologne

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Travel Information between Bielefeld and Cologne

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $172
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 102 miles (164 km) to Cologne from Bielefeld. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bielefeld to Cologne.

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Travel from Bielefeld to Cologne
Travel 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 Bielefeld to Cologne.
What are the ways to get from Bielefeld to Cologne?

There are 3 ways to travel from Bielefeld to Cologne including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Bielefeld to Cologne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $164 (€131) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $172 (€138) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $14 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Bielefeld to Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Bielefeld is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 46 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 2 h 50 min.

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Bielefeld to Cologne?

Cologne is approximately 102 miles (164 km) away from Bielefeld.

How many services a day are there between Bielefeld and Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Bielefeld to Cologne is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bielefeld and Cologne as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Bielefeld? Where do I arrive in Cologne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bielefeld to Cologne:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bielefeld, Bf Brackwede and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bielefeld Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Cologne from Bielefeld?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bielefeld to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Cologne by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Bielefeld to Cologne tickets on Omio for $172 (€138).
  • Flixbus can take you to Cologne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Bielefeld to Cologne for $9 (€7).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Cologne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Bielefeld to Cologne for $22 (€18).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Bielefeld to Cologne?
Looking to extend your trip from Bielefeld to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Bielefeld to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets between Bielefeld and Cologne online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bielefeld to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $172 (€138) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $22 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bielefeld to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bielefeld Bhf Brackwede

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