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Planning to travel from Dortmund to Cologne? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

The cheapest train tickets from Dortmund to Cologne cost $ 4.20. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 23.06 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Dortmund to Cologne.

Journey Summary with Train

The journey from Dortmund to Cologne by Train is 74 km and takes 1 h 51 min. There are 1142 connections per day, with the first departure at 01:16 and the last at 23:45. It is possible to travel from Dortmund to Cologne by Train for as little as $ 4.20 or as much as $ 61.38. The best price for this journey is .

Best Price $ 4.20
Journey Duration 1 h 51 min
Connection per Day 1142
Lowest Price $ 4.20
Highest Price $ 39.93
First Departure 00:10
Last Departure 23:45
Distance 46.0 mi
Departure Dortmund
Arrival Cologne
Carriers Bahn, Deutsche Bahn,

Train Tickets from Dortmund to Cologne

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Departure date
Friday,Feb 03 2023

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Dortmund to Cologne Co2 Emissions by Train

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Flight
21.09kg
Train
1.036kg
Bus
5.032kg
Car
3.626kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Dortmund to Cologne?
A train ticket from Dortmund to Cologne is $ 23.06. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's a busy time of day. Occasionally find them for as cheap as $ 4.20.
What's the cheapest {{ transport }} ticket from Dortmund to Cologne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dortmund to Cologne is $ 4.20. We recommend booking as early as possible and non-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible.
What's the distance between Dortmund and Cologne by train?
Dortmund to Cologne is 74km.
How long does the train between Dortmund and Cologne last?
Dortmund to Cologne is on average 1 h 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 h 3 min.
Which companies operate from Dortmund to Cologne?
Dortmund to Cologne is covered by 6 operator(s). You can find on Virail Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain, Sbb, Thalys and Saveatrain provide services on this route.
How many train connections per day go from Dortmund to Cologne?
Dortmund to Cologne has 1114 connections per day on average. However, depending on the day there are a maximum of 1164 and a minimum of 9.
What time does the first train from Dortmund to Cologne leave?
The earliest train from Dortmund to Cologne departs at 01:16. 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 Dortmund to Cologne leave?
The latest train from Dortmund to Cologne departs at 23:45. 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 Dortmund to Cologne 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 $ 4.20 but this may be subject to change depending on demand .
From which stations can I leave from Dortmund to Cologne?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Dortmund to go to Cologne. You can go from Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-aplerbeck and Aplerbeck Südbahnhof, Dortmund and you can arrive at Köln Hbf, Cologne South Station (flixtrain), Köln Messe/deutz Gl.11-12, Leverkusen Mitte Station (flixtrain), Köln Süd, Troisdorf Bahnhof (flixtrain), Köln, Flughafen, Mülheim Bahnhof, Köln and Cologne Mülheim.
How many direct connections go from Dortmund to Cologne?
There are on average 137 from Dortmund to go to Cologne. However there can be as many as 149 or as little as 1 depending on the day.
What's the fastest journey time between Dortmund to Cologne by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dortmund and Cologne is 1 h 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Dortmund to Cologne?
Yes there is a direct train between Dortmund and Cologne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dortmund to Cologne by train?
The train journey from Dortmund to Cologne creates 1.036kg CO2 emissions.

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