How to travel from Hildesheim to Cologne

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Travel Information to Cologne from Hildesheim

distanceDistance153 miles (247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $42
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€37) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 153 miles (247 km) between Hildesheim and Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hildesheim to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hildesheim to Cologne

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

The cheapest way to travel to Cologne from Hildesheim is by taking a flight with an average price of $19 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a flight is about $10 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€26) for this route.

Taking a flight is usually $23 (€20) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $42 (€37) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Hildesheim is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 13 h 49 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Hildesheim to Cologne is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Hildesheim 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 Hildesheim to Cologne:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hildesheim, Hindenburgplatz and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Most travelers take a train from Hildesheim Hbf to Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can travel between Hildesheim and Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€26) with Flixbus from Hildesheim to Cologne.
  • You can travel between Hildesheim and Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€37) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Hildesheim to 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.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $30 (€26) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $19 (€17) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $42 (€37) one way on average.

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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