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from Hildesheim to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hildesheim to Cologne on Oct 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Hildesheim and Cologne

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 4 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 153 miles (247 km) by train from Hildesheim to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with connection is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Hildesheim to Cologne.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Hildesheim to Cologne
Travel to Cologne 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 Hildesheim to Cologne.
What are the ways to get from Hildesheim to Cologne?

You can go from Hildesheim to Cologne by train.

What is the quickest way from Hildesheim to Cologne?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Hildesheim to Cologne. It takes on average 4 h 28 min   to travel this journey.

How far is it from Hildesheim to Cologne?

You should expect to travel around 153 miles (247 km) between Hildesheim and Cologne.

How many services a day are there to Cologne from Hildesheim?

The average frequency per day from Hildesheim to Cologne is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Hildesheim and Cologne as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Hildesheim and in Cologne?

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

  • Trains from Hildesheim to Cologne most often leave from Hildesheim Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hildesheim to Cologne?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Hildesheim and Cologne:

  • You can travel by train from Hildesheim to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Hildesheim to Cologne tickets for $29 (€24) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Hildesheim and Cologne?

Yes, there is a direct service from Hildesheim to Cologne:

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Cologne with.

Direct services to Cologne 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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Hildesheim and Cologne?
Omio customers who travel from Hildesheim to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Hildesheim to Cologne one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€24) one way.

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

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