How to travel from Cologne to Osnabrück

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Travel Information between Cologne and Osnabrück

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$8 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 2 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 2 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 104 miles (167 km) between Cologne and Osnabrück. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Osnabrück.

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

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey from Cologne to Osnabrück with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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 Osnabrück travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Osnabrück

    FAQs: 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 2 options to travel from Cologne to Osnabrück including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Osnabrück is a train with an average price of $8 (€7).

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

    A train is $6 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Osnabrück costing on average $14 (€12).

    The fastest way from Cologne to Osnabrück is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 7 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Osnabrück that take longer:

    Bus takes 2 h 12 min on average.

    Osnabrück is approximately 104 miles (167 km) away from Cologne.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Osnabrück is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Osnabrück 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 when traveling from Cologne to Osnabrück:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Osnabrück, Hauptbahnhof.
    • Most travelers board their train from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Osnabrück Hbf.

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

    • You can take a bus from Cologne to Osnabrück with BlaBlaCar or Ecolines. Cheap tickets can be found for $40 (€35) with Ecolines from Cologne to Osnabrück.
    • You can travel to Osnabrück from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $8 (€7) with FlixTrain from Cologne to Osnabrück.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Osnabrück with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct bus to Osnabrück with Ecolines with 1 direct bus per day.
    • You can find 14 direct trains per day to take to Osnabrück with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Osnabrück often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Paris or Münster. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Osnabrück itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Osnabrück and any of these top destinations today!
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