How to travel from Cologne to Herford

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from Cologne to Herford

How to get from Cologne to Herford by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cologne to Herford is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Cologne to Herford

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$6 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 2 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 110 miles (177 km) by train or bus to Herford from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Cologne to Herford.

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Deutsche Bahn

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You can travel by travel between Cologne and Herford with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Cologne and Herford. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Herford

    FAQs: Travel to Herford 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 Cologne to Herford.

    There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Herford: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Herford from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Cologne to Herford:

    A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Cologne to Herford.

    A bus is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Cologne to Herford.

    Taking a bus costs $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Herford is by train, which takes on average 2 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Herford by bus takes 2 h 36 min on average.

    Herford is approximately 110 miles (177 km) away from Cologne.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Herford is:

    • Around 25 trains per day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Herford:

    • Buses mostly leave from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and tend to arrive in Herford Hbf.
    • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Cologne Hbf and arrive in Herford at Herford.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Herford:

    • You can travel by train from Cologne to Herford with Deutsche Bahn, National Express or FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Cologne to Herford tickets for $6 (€5) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Herford with the following travel companies:

    • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn or National Express with 12 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Herford as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Herford from Cologne.

    Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Herford often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Bielefeld, Hamburg, Paris or Hanover. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Herford and these popular destinations at a great price.

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