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.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Cologne for Amsterdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£19 (€21)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Deutsche Bahn with connection, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Cologne to Amsterdam cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Deutsche Bahn with connection, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £19, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
You can travel by coach from Cologne to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of coach services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your coach from Cologne to Amsterdam. DB uses different types of coaches such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain coaches.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by coach between Cologne, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Amsterdam from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return coach to Cologne, Germany from Amsterdam is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Cologne from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.
When taking a coach from Cologne, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When you arrive in Amsterdam, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam Stadium Holanda and Amsterdam, Centraal.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and need to travel around 2.5 miles (4 km) from this coach station to the city centre.
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