Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam

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Cologne to Amsterdam

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01:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h40 05:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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09:20Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h00 14:20Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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11:09Cologne Hbf4h06 15:15Amsterdam Centraal
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13:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h25 19:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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16:14Cologne Hbf4h05 20:19Amsterdam Centraal
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17:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h05 21:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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18:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h00 23:35Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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The fastest buses

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 37 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

214 km

Of the 7 bus that leave Cologne for Amsterdam every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 214 km distance in an average of 4 h 37 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .

The slowest bus will take 5 h 25 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.

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16:14Cologne Hbf4h05 20:19Amsterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
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17:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h05 21:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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11:09Cologne Hbf4h06 15:15Amsterdam Centraal
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£521One-way
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01:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h40 05:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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18:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h00 23:35Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Wed
Sep 18
£28Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Thu
Sep 19
£23Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Fri
Sep 20
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 21
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Sun
Sep 22
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 23
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Tue
Sep 24
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 25
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 26
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
£19Deutsche Bahn
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 28
£19Deutsche Bahn
£5Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
£19Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 30
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£16Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£15Eurolines France
Fri
Oct 4
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£16Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£13Eurolines France
Sun
Oct 6
£19Deutsche Bahn
£15Eurolines France
Mon
Oct 7
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£13Eurolines France

The cheapest buses

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

£16

Average

£23

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

The average ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.

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18:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h00 23:35Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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17:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h05 21:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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09:20Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h00 14:20Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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13:35Köln, Köln Bonn Airport5h25 19:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way
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01:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport4h40 05:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£161One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Amsterdam Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
5 hours 13 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £14
Buses depart from:Cologne
Bus arrives in:Amsterdam
Distance:214 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus, Eurolines France, Bla Bla Bus

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam: Journey Details

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam are operated by Eurolines and Flixbus, with direct journey times of between 3 and 6 hours. There are around nine departures a day, from about 6:30 a.m., until just before 7:00 p.m.

Taking the Bus from Cologne

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from Breslauer Platz Bus Station, located next to the main railway station in the city centre. Both are on Cologne's transport network of frequent underground and suburban trains, buses and trams. Cologne also has several night bus routes. A taxi rank is located at the station.

Getting into Amsterdam by Bus

Amsterdam is a charming city full of history, architecture, cafes and restaurants, and is the ideal place for exploring either on foot or by water ferries and taxis. Amsterdam has several world-class museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, the Hermitage Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum, the National Maritime Museum and Anne Frank's House. There is also a lively cafe culture throughout the day and evening. Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. This is slightly further out of the city than Amsterdam Centraal Station, but linked by local trains and buses, as well as trams. Amsterdam's bus routes cover the outer areas of the city, and run throughout the night, while trams operate within the historic centre. Hop-on hop-off water ferries are a perfect way to get around the city. A taxi rank is located outside Sloterdijk Bus Station.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Amsterdam
BusAmsterdam City Centre

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