There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Mönchengladbach by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Rheydt Hbf Re8 / ...

$18 - $26

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Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Mönchengladbach 40.1 miles

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Mönchengladbach 40.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Mönchengladbach 40.8 miles

$8 - $13

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln, Dom / Hbf and arriving at Mönchengladbach, Rheydt Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Mönchengladbach is 45 km. The road distance is 65.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Mönchengladbach without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Rheydt Hbf takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cologne to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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Cologne to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Mönchengladbach, Rheydt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Mönchengladbach is 65 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Cologne to Mönchengladbach.

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There are 663+ hotels available in Mönchengladbach. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cologne and Mönchengladbach. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Mönchengladbach, Germany?

Bahn DE operates a train from Cologne to Mönchengladbach hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $24 and the journey takes 49 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Rheydt Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Monchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Cologne to Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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