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Duration 54 min
Distance 72.9 km
Average price 17€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Oberhausen and Cologne takes 54 min and the fastest train takes 46 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Oberhausen 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. Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Cologne
56 min
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1€ - 55€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oberhausen Hbf and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Oberhausen and Cologne is 61 km. The road distance is 72.9 km.

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Oberhausen to Cologne train services, operated by Nxg, depart from Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Oberhausen to Cologne train services, operated by Nxg, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Oberhausen and Cologne?

Nxg operates a train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf hourly, and the journey takes 56 min. Nine other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Nxg
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

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 Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€

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 Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 29€

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 Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€

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