How to travel from Recklinghausen to Cologne

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from Recklinghausen to Cologne

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

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To get from Recklinghausen to Cologne on Jun 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMRecklinghausen Hbf1h13 10:13AMCologne Hbf
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09:00AMRecklinghausen Hbf1h13 10:13AMCologne Hbf
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07:00PMRecklinghausen Hbf1h15 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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08:00AMRecklinghausen Hbf1h11 09:11AMCologne Messe/Deutz
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07:19PMRecklinghausen Hbf1h31 08:50PMCologne Hbf
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Travel Information to Cologne from Recklinghausen

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 48 miles (77 km) from Recklinghausen to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Recklinghausen to Cologne.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Recklinghausen to Cologne. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Recklinghausen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Recklinghausen to Cologne costing on average $1 (€1).

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Cologne, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $22 (€20) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Recklinghausen is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 2 h.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Recklinghausen to Cologne is approximately 48 miles (77 km).

The average frequency per day from Recklinghausen to Cologne is:

  • Around 57 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Recklinghausen and Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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

  • You can travel by train between Recklinghausen and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Recklinghausen to Cologne tickets for $22 (€20) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Recklinghausen to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 57 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Recklinghausen to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Recklinghausen to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $22 (€20) one way.

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

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