Cologne to Osnabrück by train

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    20:34
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 7m
  • Distance
    166 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 17m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Osnabrück by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Osnabrück take around 2 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Osnabrück.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Osnabrück?

Direct trains from Cologne to Osnabrück have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Osnabrück every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 54 departures.

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

The Cologne to Osnabrück train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Osnabrück is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:09 and the last train is around 20:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:09, and the last at 20:35.

When to book Cologne to Osnabrück 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 Osnabrück by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Osnabrück?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Hamburg-Köln-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

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

Osnabrück to Cologne by train

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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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