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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Dülmen to Cologne. Traveling by train from Dülmen to Cologne usually takes around 2 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in one hour and 34 minutes.

Distance63 mi (102 km)
Fastest train1h 34m
Lowest price€19.93
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Dülmen to Cologne?

There are 3 train lines with service from Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 13 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express12h 37m€19.93
Deutsche Bahn131h 56m€21.43
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company82h 15m€27.19

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dülmen to Cologne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Dülmen to Cologne?

The distance between Dülmen and Cologne is approximately 63 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 34 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Dülmen to Cologne are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Dülmen at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Dülmen to Cologne?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cologne to Dülmen.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dülmen?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Dülmen where you can board the train to Cologne.

Train stations in Dülmen:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Cologne?

Arrival stations

Cologne receives travelers from Dülmen at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Cologne:

  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

Need a return trip from Cologne to Dülmen?

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