Cologne to Bad Hersfeld by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m
  • Distance
    193 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 42m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 193 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Bad Hersfeld.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld?

Journeys between Cologne and Bad Hersfeld usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld?

The Cologne to Bad Hersfeld train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cologne to Bad Hersfeld train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bad Hersfeld is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:53 and the last train is around 23:53. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne to Bad Hersfeld train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Bad Hersfeld?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Bad Hersfeld, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bad Hersfeld to Cologne by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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