How to travel from Cologne to Papenburg

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Travel Information between Cologne and Papenburg

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$17 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 3 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 3 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 149 miles (240 km) by train or bus from Cologne to Papenburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Papenburg.

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from Cologne to Papenburg

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Cologne to Papenburg 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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You can travel by travel from Cologne to Papenburg 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 Papenburg travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Papenburg

    FAQs: Travel to Papenburg 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 Papenburg.

    There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Papenburg: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel to Papenburg from Cologne is a train with an average price of $17 (€14).

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

    Taking a train costs $7 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€20) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Papenburg from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 9 min.

    Other travel options to Papenburg take longer:

    Bus takes on average 8 h 55 min.

    You should expect to travel around 149 miles (240 km) between Cologne and Papenburg.

    The average frequency per day from Cologne to Papenburg is:

    • 15 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cologne to Papenburg 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 Papenburg:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) to Papenburg.
    • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Papenburg depart from Cologne Hbf to Papenburg (Ems).

    The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Papenburg:

    • Deutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn, National Express or FlixTrain can take you to Papenburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Papenburg for $17 (€14).

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

    • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Papenburg with Deutsche Bahn.

    Direct services to Papenburg 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 journey.

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

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