The cheapest buses from Amsterdam to Cologne

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Cheapest

£20

Average

£29

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 £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

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14:00Amsterdam5h40 19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£201One-way
07:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk10h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
£381One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Cologne

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07:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk10h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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14:00Amsterdam5h40 19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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27 Oct
£46Deutsche Bahn
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28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Fri
29 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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30 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
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31 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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1 Nov
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2 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
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7 Nov
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8 Nov
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9 Nov
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10 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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11 Nov
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12 Nov
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13 Nov
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14 Nov
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15 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
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16 Nov
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The fastest buses from Amsterdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

8 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

214 km

Of the 2 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 8 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 h 41 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
£201One-way
07:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk10h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
£381One-way

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Coach Information to Cologne from Amsterdam

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, RegioJet, Deutsche Bahn, Citybus Express or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, RegioJet, Deutsche Bahn, Citybus Express or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Coach companies

Travel with Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn 4 between Amsterdam and Cologne

Find the best coaches between Amsterdam and Cologne with Omio's travel partners Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn 4 from £11. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by coach?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 26/10/2021. 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 COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return coach to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Amsterdam from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Amsterdam from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coach tickets between Amsterdam and Cologne cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Amsterdam and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from £11  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Amsterdam to Cologne coach prices are on average £17  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Amsterdam to Cologne?
You should expect to travel around 133 miles (214 km)  between Amsterdam and Cologne by coach.
How many hours does it take from Amsterdam to Cologne by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 133 miles (214 km) between Amsterdam and Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Amsterdam to Cologne is on average 5 h 40 min.
What station does the Amsterdam to Cologne coach leave from? Which Cologne coach station do I come into from Amsterdam?

When taking a coach from Amsterdam, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal. When you arrive in Cologne, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Amsterdam Centraal   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the coach station in Amsterdam? Where is the coach station in Cologne?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival coach station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city centre of Cologne.

What coach companies go from Amsterdam to Cologne?
If you're looking for coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France, RegioJet, Deutsche Bahn, Citybus Express or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Amsterdam to Cologne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct coach to Cologne from Amsterdam?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne on Omio with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Amsterdam to Cologne?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne, the first coach leaves at 12: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne, the last coach of the day leaves at 13: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Amsterdam to Cologne timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I purchase coach tickets between Amsterdam and Cologne to score the best deals?
If you book Amsterdam to Cologne coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £17. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Amsterdam and Cologne. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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