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|Avg. Train Duration|
4 hours 3 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£18|
|Trains depart from:||Cologne|
|Trains arrive in:||Amsterdam|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Cologne to Amsterdam from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Cologne and Amsterdam in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip from Cologne to Amsterdam on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Amsterdam is 133 miles (214 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Amsterdam start at £17.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 16/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Amsterdam as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Cologne is: Restricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 18/06/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Cologne train here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Amsterdam you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Centraal.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Amsterdam Centraal.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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