How to travel from Cologne to Hildesheim

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from Cologne to Hildesheim

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

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

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Travel Information from Cologne to Hildesheim

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$19 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 8 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€163) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 153 miles (247 km) by train, bus or flight to Hildesheim from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Hildesheim.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Hildesheim travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Hildesheim

    FAQs: Travel to Hildesheim 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 Hildesheim.

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

    The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Hildesheim is a bus with an average price of $19 (€17).

    This is compared to other travel options from Cologne to Hildesheim:

    Taking a bus costs $167 (€146) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $186 (€163).

    Taking a bus costs $10 (€9) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $30 (€26).

    The fastest way to get to Hildesheim from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

    Other travel options to Hildesheim take longer:

    Getting to Hildesheim by bus takes 8 h 9 min on average.

    Getting to Hildesheim by train takes 3 h 25 min on average.

    Hildesheim is approximately 153 miles (247 km) away from Cologne.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Hildesheim is:

    • 11 trains a day.

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

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

    • Most travelers catch their bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Hildesheim, Bahnhof/ZOB.
    • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Cologne to Hildesheim depart from Cologne Hbf to Hildesheim Hbf.

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

    • BlaBlaCar can get you to Hildesheim by bus.
    • Travel with for flights to Hildesheim.
    • Deutsche Bahn or National Express can take you to Hildesheim by train.

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

    • Direct services by bus with.
    • Direct flight with.
    • Direct services by train with.

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

    Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Hildesheim don't make Hildesheim their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hildesheim are Berlin, Hanover, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hildesheim to any of these top destinations today!

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