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 Cologne to Rotterdam will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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4 h 10 m
6 h 59 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave Cologne for Rotterdam 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 204 km distance in an average of 6 h 59 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 48 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.
|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 10 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£18 (€20)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France|
Coaches from Cologne to Rotterdam cover the 126 miles (203 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
Travel between Cologne and Rotterdam from £18 with Omio’s coach partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Cologne to Rotterdam are available on Omio! Germany's largest railway operator offers high-quality services from Cologne to Rotterdam to cover the 126 miles (203 km) trip, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB coaches from Cologne to Rotterdam on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Cologne to Rotterdam with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.
Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of coach types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect coach type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed coaches, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international coaches, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) coaches.
Travel by coach between Cologne, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Cologne and Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return coach to Cologne, Germany from Rotterdam is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Cologne from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few coach stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). In Rotterdam you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival coach station, Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Rotterdam.
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