Cologne to Herford by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    21:11
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr
  • Distance
    176 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Herford by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Herford take around 2 hours, covering a distance of approximately 176 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Herford.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Herford?

Direct trains from Cologne to Herford have been found.

We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Herford every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

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

The Cologne to Herford train travel time is normally about 2 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Herford is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:11. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne to Herford 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 Herford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Herford?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express

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

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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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