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The cheapest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

£32

Average

£53

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 £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 32.

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20:42Cologne Hbf2h4623:28Amsterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
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04:25Cologne Hbf4h1008:35Amsterdam Centraal
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h5621:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:17Cologne Messe/Deutz3h4819:05Amsterdam Centraal
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£421One-way
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h4421:58Amsterdam Centraal
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£481One-way

Train Times

Cologne to Amsterdam

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03:27Cologne Hbf5h0808:35Amsterdam Centraal
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03:27Cologne Hbf4h3808:05Amsterdam Centraal
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04:25Cologne Hbf4h1008:35Amsterdam Centraal
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05:25Cologne Hbf3h4009:05Amsterdam Centraal
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05:49Cologne Hbf3h4609:35Amsterdam Centraal
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06:25Cologne Hbf3h4010:05Amsterdam Centraal
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06:41Cologne Hbf2h4709:28Amsterdam Centraal
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06:49Cologne Hbf3h4610:35Amsterdam Centraal
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07:25Cologne Hbf3h4011:05Amsterdam Centraal
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07:49Cologne Hbf3h4611:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:25Cologne Hbf3h4012:05Amsterdam Centraal
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08:41Cologne Hbf2h4711:28Amsterdam Centraal
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08:49Cologne Hbf3h4612:35Amsterdam Centraal
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09:25Cologne Hbf3h4013:05Amsterdam Centraal
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09:49Cologne Hbf3h4613:35Amsterdam Centraal
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10:25Cologne Hbf3h4014:05Amsterdam Centraal
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10:41Cologne Hbf2h4713:28Amsterdam Centraal
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10:49Cologne Hbf3h4614:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:25Cologne Hbf3h4015:05Amsterdam Centraal
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11:49Cologne Hbf3h4615:35Amsterdam Centraal
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12:25Cologne Hbf3h4016:05Amsterdam Centraal
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12:41Cologne Hbf2h4715:28Amsterdam Centraal
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12:49Cologne Hbf3h4616:35Amsterdam Centraal
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13:49Cologne Hbf3h4617:35Amsterdam Centraal
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14:25Cologne Hbf3h4018:05Amsterdam Centraal
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14:44Cologne Hbf2h4417:28Amsterdam Centraal
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14:49Cologne Hbf3h4618:35Amsterdam Centraal
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15:10Cologne Hbf3h5519:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:17Cologne Messe/Deutz3h4819:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:49Cologne Hbf3h4619:35Amsterdam Centraal
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16:25Cologne Hbf3h4020:05Amsterdam Centraal
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16:49Cologne Hbf3h4620:35Amsterdam Centraal
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h5621:05Amsterdam Centraal
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17:46Cologne Hbf2h4220:28Amsterdam Centraal
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17:49Cologne Hbf3h4621:35Amsterdam Centraal
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18:25Cologne Hbf3h4022:05Amsterdam Centraal
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18:49Cologne Hbf3h4622:35Amsterdam Centraal
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h4421:58Amsterdam Centraal
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19:25Cologne Hbf3h5623:21Amsterdam Centraal
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19:49Cologne Hbf3h4623:35Amsterdam Centraal
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20:25Cologne Hbf3h5600:21Amsterdam Centraal
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20:42Cologne Hbf2h4623:28Amsterdam Centraal
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20:49Cologne Hbf4h0200:51Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h0006:49Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h1607:05Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h4007:55Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h4007:55Amsterdam Centraal
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Sun
Aug 25
£44Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19Flixbus
Mon
Aug 26
£29Deutsche Bahn
£16Bla Bla Bus
Tue
Aug 27
£24Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Wed
Aug 28
£24Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Aug 29
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Aug 30
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Aug 31
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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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
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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
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Sat
Sep 7
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Sun
Sep 8
£19Deutsche Bahn
£5Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 9
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Tue
Sep 10
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Wed
Sep 11
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
£5Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Sep 12
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Sep 13
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sep 14
£19Deutsche Bahn with connection
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The fastest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 42m

Average

4h 7m

Trains per day

48

Distance

214 km

Of the 48 train that leave Cologne for Amsterdam every day 8 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 4h 7m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 42m .

The slowest train will take 9h 40m 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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17:46Cologne Hbf2h4220:28Amsterdam Centraal
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£531One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h4421:58Amsterdam Centraal
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£481One-way
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14:44Cologne Hbf2h4417:28Amsterdam Centraal
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£751One-way
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20:42Cologne Hbf2h4623:28Amsterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
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10:41Cologne Hbf2h4713:28Amsterdam Centraal
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£751One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Amsterdam Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 46 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £19
Trains depart from:Cologne
Trains arrive in:Amsterdam
Distance:214 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam

With eight daily direct departures, over three dozen connecting services and a similar timetable operating throughout the week, travelling by train from Cologne to Amsterdam is straightforward. Direct routes take approximately two hours 45 minutes while connecting routes can take up to nine and a half hours. All departures are from Cologne Hbf with services terminating at Amsterdam Centraal.

Which train companies travel from Cologne to Amsterdam?

All trains to Amsterdam from Cologne are operated by Deutsche Bahn (DB). DB is Germany's national rail carrier and the world's largest provider of passenger services. Deutsche Bahn trains are modern with comfortable carriages and facilities that include luggage space, power outlets, WiFi and onboard catering.

How long is the train from Cologne to Amsterdam?

Direct trains between the two cities take just two hours and 45 minutes to complete the journey while other routes can take up to nine and a half hours depending on the number of connections required and waiting times at transfer stations. Connections are made at stations that include Dusseldorf, Venlo, Utrecht Centraal, Arnhem and Duisberg.

How many trains are there from Cologne to Amsterdam?

There are over three dozen train departures a day on services from Cologne to Amsterdam. Eight of these routes are direct. Services start in the early hours of the morning. There are then at least two departures an hour until the late evening with some evening departures arriving in Amsterdam the following morning. A similar timetable operates seven days a week.

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

Departure train station: All trains from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from Cologne Hbf.  This large station is within walking distance of Cologne's historic attractions. It is also linked to the city and its suburbs by S-Bahn trains and local buses. Among the facilities at Cologne Hbf are car parking, a taxi rank, left luggage storage, WiFi, shops and food outlets.

Arrival train station: All services to Amsterdam from Cologne arrive at the large and busy Amsterdam Centraal Station. This is right in the city centre and within easy walking distance of cultural and historic attractions. Its local transport network includes water and local buses, trams, trains and taxis. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, WiFi, left luggage storage, shops and food outlets.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Cologne
Amsterdam
TrainKöln Hbf

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