There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein by train, taxi or car

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Train via Koblenz Hbf  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Bingen Hbf Rb26 / ...

$169 - $235

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Bingen Stadt Bf Rb26

$160 - $196

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Koblenz Hbf to Rüdesheim am Rhein

$186 - $226

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein 124.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein is to train and taxi which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Rüdesheim am Rhein is 127 km. The road distance is 199.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein is 199 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein.

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There are 496+ hotels available in Rüdesheim am Rhein. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein.
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  • Distance: 79.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany?

You can take a train from Cologne to Rüdesheim am Rhein via Koblenz Hbf, Koblenz Hauptbahnhof, and Bingen Hbf in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
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 Köln Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Bingen(Rhein) Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Bingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Bingen Stadt Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trans-regio.de
Other operators
Taxi from Koblenz Hbf to Rüdesheim am Rhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Taxi Koblenz e.G
Phone
+49 261/33055
Website
taxi-koblenz.org

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