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Journey timeFrom 4h 01m
Price$29.98 - $67.13
Distance223km (139 miles)
Departure stationBarnstorf (Han)
Arrival stationKöln Hbf
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorserb, WFB

Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:4414:464h 02m, 2 changes
10:4414:594h 15m, 1 change
11:4415:464h 02m, 1 change
12:4416:464h 02m, 2 changes
12:4416:514h 07m, 1 change
13:4417:464h 02m, 1 change
14:4418:464h 02m, 2 changes
14:4418:534h 09m, 1 change
15:4519:464h 01m, 1 change
16:4520:464h 01m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf

You can travel from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf

Train tickets from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf start at €25.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €NaN.
lowest price found
from25.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price42.36

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Barnstorf (Han) and Köln Hbf is 4 hours and 19 minutes, with around 24 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barnstorf (Han) and Köln Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf is 4 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf can start from as little as €25.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf. Travelling from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf leave?

The first train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf leaves at 04:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf leave?

The last train from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf leaves at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barnstorf (Han) and Köln Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf cover a distance of around 223km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Köln Hbf to Barnstorf (Han).
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barnstorf (Han) to Köln Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/06/2019 for travel on 18/06/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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