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

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koln Hbf ICE International / ...

$7 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oberhausen to Cologne 45.6 miles

$3 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oberhausen to Cologne 45.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Oberhausen to Cologne 45.6 miles

$9 - $14

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oberhausen Hbf and arriving at Koln Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 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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The best way to get from Oberhausen to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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The train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koln Hbf takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Oberhausen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Koln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oberhausen to Cologne is 73 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Oberhausen to Cologne.

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

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  • Distance: 38 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Oberhausen to Cologne every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 53 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Oberhausen to Cologne
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Oberhausen to Cologne
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Taxi Dina
Phone
+49 201/8308877
Website
taxi-dina.de
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de

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