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Cologne to Brunswick by train

The journey from Cologne to Brunswick by train is 179.17 mi and takes 5 hr 22 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 3:01 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Brunswick by train for as little as $28.28 or as much as $49.25. The best price for this journey is $28.28.

Lowest Price$28.28
Journey Duration5 hr 22 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$28.28
Highest Price$49.25
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure3:01 PM
Distance179.17 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalBrunswick
CarriersFlixTrain, DB - IntercityMore

Cologne to Brunswick Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Cologne to Brunswick?

Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Brunswick. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.11 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $28.28, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Cologne to Brunswick will cost you $36.11. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Brunswick by train?

The average journey time is 5 hr 22 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 179.17 mi from Cologne to Brunswick. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Cologne to Brunswick to take longer than 5 hr 22 min. The journey from Cologne to Brunswick covers a distance of 179.17 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 22 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 58 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Cologne to Brunswick faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use on the Cologne to Brunswick route?

You can depart from Cologne at stations such as Koeln Messe/deutz,Cologne Bonn Airport,Köln-Mülheim ,Köln, Hbf. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Brunswick at the following stations: Braunschweig Hbf ZOB,Benzstraße, Braunschweig,Braunschweig-Gliesm.. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Cologne and Brunswick. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Cologne to Brunswick take place each day?

If you want to get from Cologne to Brunswick, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 7 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between Cologne and Brunswick. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 5 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Brunswick. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Brunswick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Brunswick.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Brunswick, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Brunswick.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cologne to Brunswick

The cheapest Cologne - Brunswick train tickets can be found for as low as $15.29 if you’re lucky, or $26.32 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $52.70.

Find the best day to travel to Brunswick by train

When travelling to Brunswick by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Brunswick

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - Intercity when traveling from Cologne to Brunswick.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board FlixTrain, DB - Intercity and FlixBus from Cologne to Brunswick
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Brunswick by train.
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Cologne to Brunswick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
20.18kg
Bus
21.63kg
Flight
57.67kg
Car
46.14kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Brunswick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Brunswick are 20.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Brunswick? By taking the train between Cologne and Brunswick you will save 37.49kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.45kg compared to a bus and 25.96kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Brunswick?
A train ticket from Cologne to Brunswick is $36.11. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $28.28.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Brunswick?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Brunswick is $28.28. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Brunswick by train?
Cologne to Brunswick is 179.17 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Brunswick take?
Cologne to Brunswick is on average 5 hr 22 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 58 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Brunswick?
The train journey from Cologne to Brunswick is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, DB - Intercity, FlixBus, Enno and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Brunswick?
Cologne to Brunswick has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Brunswick leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Brunswick departs at 12:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cologne to Brunswick depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Brunswick departs at 3:01 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Brunswick in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $28.28 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Brunswick?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Brunswick.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Brunswick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Brunswick is 3 hr 58 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Brunswick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Brunswick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Brunswick by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Brunswick creates 20.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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