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Duration 3h 7m
Distance 311.4 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bremen and Cologne takes 3h 7m and the fastest train takes 2h 58m. There is a train service every few hours from Bremen to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Bremen Hbf
  2. Cologne
3h 3m
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30€ - 95€

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Want to know about travelling from Bremen to Cologne? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Bremen and Cologne is 270 km. The road distance is 311.4 km.

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Bremen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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Bremen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Bremen and Cologne?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 3h 3m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 95€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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