How to travel from Cologne to Minden

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Travel Information from Cologne to Minden

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 2 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 125 miles (202 km) by train or bus to Minden 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 Minden.

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from Cologne to Minden

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

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

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Find the best route to Minden from Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel 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 travel to Minden from Cologne. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Minden

    FAQs: Travel to Minden 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 Minden.

    You can get from Cologne to Minden 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Minden is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Minden:

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

    A bus is () less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Minden costing on average ().

    A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $20 (€17) from Cologne to Minden.

    The quickest way to travel to Minden from Cologne is by train, which takes on average 2 h 33 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 9 h 5 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 125 miles (202 km) between Cologne and Minden.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Minden is:

    • 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Minden 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 Minden:

    • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Minden at Minden Train Station.
    • Trains mostly depart from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Minden (Westf).

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

    • You can travel by train between Cologne and Minden with Deutsche Bahn or National Express, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Minden tickets for $27 (€24) on Omio.

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

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

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

    Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Minden? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Minden usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hanover, Amsterdam or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hanover, Amsterdam or Paris from Minden, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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