Trains from Amsterdam to Cologne

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The cheapest trains

from Amsterdam
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

£19

Average

£48

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 Amsterdam to Cologne will cost around £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

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21:24Amsterdam Centraal5h3703:01Cologne Hbf
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£191One-way
2nd Cheapest
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22:40Amsterdam Centraal8h1006:50Cologne Hbf
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£291One-way
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19:40Amsterdam Centraal4h1023:50Cologne Hbf
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£341One-way
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18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3421:12Cologne Hbf
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£431One-way
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13:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4117:35Cologne Hbf
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£441One-way

Train Times

Amsterdam to Cologne

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00:24Amsterdam Centraal7h4808:12Cologne Hbf
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05:19Amsterdam Centraal3h5309:12Cologne Hbf
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06:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4810:12Cologne Hbf
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06:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3709:15Cologne Hbf
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06:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4110:35Cologne Hbf
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07:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4811:12Cologne Hbf
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07:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4111:35Cologne Hbf
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08:08Amsterdam Centraal2h3810:46Cologne Hbf
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08:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4812:12Cologne Hbf
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08:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4112:35Cologne Hbf
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09:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4813:12Cologne Hbf
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09:54Amsterdam Centraal3h5813:52Cologne Hbf
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10:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4814:12Cologne Hbf
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10:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3713:15Cologne Hbf
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10:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4114:35Cologne Hbf
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11:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4815:12Cologne Hbf
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11:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4115:35Cologne Hbf
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12:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4816:12Cologne Hbf
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12:38Amsterdam Centraal2h4115:19Cologne Hbf
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12:38Amsterdam Centraal2h4015:18Cologne Messe/Deutz
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12:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4116:35Cologne Hbf
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13:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4817:12Cologne Hbf
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13:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4117:35Cologne Hbf
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14:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4818:12Cologne Hbf
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14:38Amsterdam Centraal2h4017:18Cologne Hbf
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14:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4118:35Cologne Hbf
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15:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4819:12Cologne Hbf
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15:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4119:35Cologne Hbf
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16:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4820:12Cologne Hbf
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16:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3719:15Cologne Hbf
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16:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4120:35Cologne Hbf
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17:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4821:12Cologne Hbf
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17:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4121:35Cologne Hbf
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18:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4822:12Cologne Hbf
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18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3421:12Cologne Hbf
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18:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4122:35Cologne Hbf
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19:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4823:12Cologne Hbf
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19:40Amsterdam Centraal4h1023:50Cologne Hbf
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19:54Amsterdam Centraal3h4123:35Cologne Hbf
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20:24Amsterdam Centraal3h4800:12Cologne Hbf
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21:24Amsterdam Centraal4h5902:23Cologne Hbf
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21:24Amsterdam Centraal5h3703:01Cologne Hbf
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22:40Amsterdam Centraal8h1006:50Cologne Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Sun
Aug 25
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
£16Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Aug 26
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£16Bla Bla Bus
Tue
Aug 27
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Wed
Aug 28
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Aug 29
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Fri
Aug 30
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Aug 31
£29Deutsche Bahn
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sun
Sep 1
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 2
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Tue
Sep 3
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Wed
Sep 4
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Sep 5
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Fri
Sep 6
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 7
£19Deutsche Bahn
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sun
Sep 8
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 9
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Tue
Sep 10
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Wed
Sep 11
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Sep 12
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Fri
Sep 13
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 14
£19Deutsche Bahn
£5Bla Bla Bus

The fastest trains

from Amsterdam
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 34m

Average

3h 49m

Trains per day

43

Distance

214 km

Of the 43 train that leave Amsterdam for Cologne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 214 km distance in an average of 3h 49m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 34m .

The slowest train will take 8h 10m 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.

Fastest
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18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3421:12Cologne Hbf
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£431One-way
2nd Fastest
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06:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3709:15Cologne Hbf
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£681One-way
2nd Fastest
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16:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3719:15Cologne Hbf
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£481One-way
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10:38Amsterdam Centraal2h3713:15Cologne Hbf
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£681One-way
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08:08Amsterdam Centraal2h3810:46Cologne Hbf
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£681One-way

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Journey Summary

Amsterdam to Cologne Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 45 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £19
Trains depart from:Amsterdam
Trains arrive in:Cologne
Distance:214 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Amsterdam to Cologne

Travelling by train from Amsterdam to Cologne can take just over two and a half hours on direct routes while other journeys can take up to eight hours or more depending on the number of connections required. A similar timetable operates seven days a week with at least five daily direct departures and over three dozen other services. All trains leave from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arrive at Cologne Hbf.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Cologne?

Train services between the two cities of Amsterdam and Cologne are operated by DB or Deutsche Bahn. This is the national rail provider of Germany and the largest passenger carrier in the world. DB uses modern rolling stock with comfortable seating, luggage space, power outlets, WiFi and bistro-bar facilities.

How long is the train from Amsterdam to Cologne?

Direct trains take just over two and a half hours to complete the journey from Amsterdam to Cologne while other routes take up to approximately eight hours depending on the route taken and the transfer time at connecting stations. These stations include Utrecht Centraal, Mönchengladbach, Arnhem and Duisberg.

How many trains are there from Amsterdam to Cologne?

There are up to five direct departures a day and over three dozen other train services from Amsterdam to Cologne on a timetable that operates seven days a week. Up to three trains depart every hour from the early hours of the morning until the late evening. Some late evening departures do not arrive in Cologne until the following morning.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Cologne?

Departure train station: All trains from Amsterdam to Cologne depart from the historic Amsterdam Centraal Station. This is located within an easy walk of the city's cultural and historic attractions. It is also a busy transport hub served by local trains and buses, water buses, trams and taxis. Station facilities at Amsterdam Centraal include car and bicycle parking, toilets, WiFi, left luggage storage, ATMs, shops and cafes.

Arrival train station: Trains to Cologne from Amsterdam terminate at Cologne Hbf, which is conveniently located near the historic heart of the city. The station's transport network is made up of taxis, local buses and S-Bahn trains while its facilities include car parking, left luggage lockers, WiFi, toilets, food shops, cafes and restaurants.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Amsterdam
Cologne
TrainAmsterdam Centraal

Amenities

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54
Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43
Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainAmsterdam Sloterdijk

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