There are 3 ways to get from Offenburg to Cologne by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Offenburg to Köln Hbf Ice / ...

$75 - $110

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Rideshare  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Offenburg to Cologne 233.7 miles

$14 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Offenburg to Cologne 234.5 miles

$45 - $75

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Offenburg and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Offenburg and Cologne is 283 km. The road distance is 375.2 km.

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The best way to get from Offenburg to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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The train from Offenburg to Köln Hbf takes 2 h 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Offenburg to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Offenburg to Cologne is 375 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Offenburg to Cologne.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Offenburg 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: 176.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Offenburg to Cologne hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 36 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 Offenburg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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