How to travel from Cologne to Osnabrück

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from Cologne to Osnabrück

You can get from Cologne to Osnabrück by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Osnabrück on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:09AMCologne Hbf2h12 11:21AMOsnabrück Hbf
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03:59AMCologne Hbf2h22 06:21AMOsnabrück Hbf
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07:09PMCologne Hbf2h12 09:21PMOsnabrück Hbf
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06:14AMCologne Messe/Deutz2h07 08:21AMOsnabrück Hbf
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06:08PMCologne Messe/Deutz2h13 08:21PMOsnabrück Hbf
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Travel Information to Osnabrück from Cologne

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 2 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 2 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Cologne and Osnabrück. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Osnabrück.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Osnabrück

Travel Tips: Travel to Osnabrück 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 Osnabrück.

There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Osnabrück: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Osnabrück from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Osnabrück:

A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Osnabrück costing on average $26 (€23).

The fastest way from Cologne to Osnabrück is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 9 min.

There are alternative travel options to Osnabrück that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Osnabrück by bus can take on average 2 h 14 min.

The distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km) from Cologne to Osnabrück.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Osnabrück is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 29 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Osnabrück.
  • Most travelers take a train from Köln Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Osnabrück from Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€14) with Flixbus from Cologne to Osnabrück on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Cologne and Osnabrück with FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Cologne to Osnabrück tickets for $26 (€23) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Osnabrück don't make Osnabrück their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Osnabrück are Berlin, Hamburg or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Osnabrück to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $16 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $26 (€23) one way on average.

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

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