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Münster, NW to Cologne by train

The journey from Münster, NW to Cologne by train is 76.91 mi and takes 2 hr 0 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:04 AM and the last at 5:09 PM. It is possible to travel from Münster, NW to Cologne by train for as little as $7.23 or as much as $42.80. The best price for this journey is $7.23.

Lowest Price$7.23
Journey Duration2 hr 0 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$7.23
Highest Price$42.80
First Departure1:04 AM
Last Departure5:09 PM
Distance76.91 mi
DepartureMünster, NW
ArrivalCologne
CarriersDB - Regional Express, FlixTrainMore

Münster, NW to Cologne Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Get from Münster, NW to Cologne with Virail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Münster, NW to Cologne?

On average, a train ticket from Münster, NW to Cologne will cost you $26.19. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $7.23. 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Münster, NW to Cologne vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $26.19. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long will it take me to travel from Münster, NW to Cologne by train?

Traveling from Münster, NW to Cologne by train will usually take 2 hr 0 min. This journey covers a distance of 76.91 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 2 hr 0 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Münster, NW and Cologne is around 76.91 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hr 0 min. However, the fastest routes between Münster, NW and Cologne take 1 hr 44 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When traveling from Münster, NW to Cologne by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Münster, NW by using stations such as Sternstraße, Münster (Westf),Muenster-Haeger,Münster Albachten. These connect you to stations including Cologne Bonn Airport,Köln, Hbf,Koeln Messe/deutz,Köln-Mülheim in Cologne. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Münster, NW or in Cologne, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Münster, NW to Cologne?

You will be able to travel from Münster, NW to Cologne using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Münster, NW to Cologne using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 4 direct connections from Münster, NW to Cologne each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Münster, NW to Cologne. 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 Münster, NW to Cologne
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Münster, NW to Cologne.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Münster, NW to Cologne, 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 Münster, NW to Cologne.

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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Find the best day to travel to Cologne by train

When travelling to Cologne 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.

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.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Ticket types and facilities from Münster, NW to Cologne

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Münster, NW to Cologne.

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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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
Services on board DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain and National Express from Münster, NW to Cologne
Compare services on board when travelling from Münster, NW to Cologne by train.
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Münster, NW to Cologne CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
8.66kg
Bus
9.28kg
Flight
24.75kg
Car
19.8kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Münster, NW to Cologne by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Münster, NW and Cologne are 8.66kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Münster, NW and Cologne? By taking the train between Münster, NW and Cologne you will save 16.09kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.62kg compared to a bus and 11.14kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Münster, NW to Cologne?
A train ticket from Münster, NW to Cologne is $26.19. 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 $7.23.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Münster, NW to Cologne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Münster, NW to Cologne is $7.23. 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 Münster, NW and Cologne by train?
Münster, NW to Cologne is 76.91 mi.
How long does the train between Münster, NW and Cologne take?
Münster, NW to Cologne is on average 2 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 44 min.
Which companies operate from Münster, NW to Cologne?
The train journey from Münster, NW to Cologne is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain, National Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Münster, NW to Cologne?
Münster, NW to Cologne has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Münster, NW to Cologne leave?
The earliest train from Münster, NW to Cologne departs at 1:04 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 Münster, NW to Cologne depart?
The latest train from Münster, NW to Cologne departs at 5:09 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 Münster, NW 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 $7.23 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 Münster, NW to Cologne?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Münster, NW to go to Cologne.
What's the fastest journey time between Münster, NW to Cologne by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Münster, NW and Cologne is 1 hr 44 min.
Is there a direct train from Münster, NW to Cologne?
Yes, there is a direct train between Münster, NW and Cologne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Münster, NW to Cologne by train?
The train journey from Münster, NW to Cologne creates 8.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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