Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne

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Cheapest

£19

Average

£19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

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14:00Amsterdam5h40 19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£191One-way

Bus Timetable Amsterdam to Cologne

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Tue
24 May
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
25 May
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
26 May
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
27 May
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
28 May
£26Deutsche Bahn
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
29 May
£31Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35Flixbus
Mon
30 May
£22Deutsche Bahn
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
31 May
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
1 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
2 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
3 Jun
£28Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
4 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
5 Jun
£25Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£31Deutsche Bahn
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
7 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
8 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
9 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
10 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
11 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
12 Jun
£17Deutsche Bahn with connection
£11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Bus times from Amsterdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

214 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Amsterdam for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 214 km distance in an average of 5 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

14:00Amsterdam5h40 19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£191One-way

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Overview: Coach from Amsterdam to Cologne

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€22)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn

Coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Coach companies: FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Cologne

Buy your official FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn coach tickets to Cologne from Amsterdam from £11 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £35

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets to Cologne from Amsterdam due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Coach to Cologne from Amsterdam

Take the bus to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Cologne.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for coaches between Amsterdam and Cologne?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany by coach is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 22/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Cologne from Amsterdam before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Cologne to Amsterdam is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Cologne?

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Cologne to Amsterdam coach here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach between Amsterdam and Cologne?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Cologne from Amsterdam for as little as £11  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne on average?

The Amsterdam to Cologne coach ticket price is on average £19  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Cologne by coach?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Cologne via coach to be approximately 133 miles (214 km).

How long is the coach journey from Amsterdam to Cologne?

On average the coach from Amsterdam to Cologne duration is 3 h 45 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Amsterdam to Cologne coach leave from? Which Cologne coach station do I come into from Amsterdam?

When taking the coach between Amsterdam and Cologne, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam Stadium Holanda and Amsterdam, Centraal. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where do I find the Amsterdam coach station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne coach station?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival coach station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city centre of Cologne.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Amsterdam to Cologne?

When taking a coach from Amsterdam to Cologne, you can count on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Amsterdam and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

Are there any Amsterdam to Cologne direct coaches?

Yes, you can find a direct coach to Cologne from Amsterdam with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

What are the first and last departure coach times from Amsterdam to Cologne?

The first Amsterdam to Cologne coach departs at 06: 05   and the last coach from Amsterdam to Cologne leaves at 20: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Amsterdam to Cologne coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Amsterdam and Cologne to get the best deals?

The price of a one way coach ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne is on average £19 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets to Cologne from Amsterdam available a few months in advance.