Cologne to Leiden train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Leiden

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£20

Average

£46

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.

Cheapest
22:11Cologne Hbf10h32 08:43Leiden Centraal
4 changes
£201One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:17Cologne Messe/Deutz10h26 08:43Leiden Centraal
5 changes
£351One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:56Cologne Hbf4h11 10:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
£351One-way
21:09Cologne Hbf10h04 07:13Leiden Centraal
4 changes
£481One-way
21:09Cologne Hbf10h13 07:22Leiden Centraal
3 changes
£481One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Leiden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 August
05:56Cologne Hbf4h11 10:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
06:41Cologne Hbf3h26 10:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
20:33Cologne Messe/Deutz3h34 00:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
21:09Cologne Hbf10h04 07:13Leiden Centraal
4 changes
21:09Cologne Hbf10h13 07:22Leiden Centraal
3 changes
22:11Cologne Hbf10h32 08:43Leiden Centraal
4 changes
22:17Cologne Messe/Deutz10h26 08:43Leiden Centraal
5 changes

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Leiden

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

7 h 29 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

218 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Leiden without changing at least once.

Fastest
06:41Cologne Hbf3h26 10:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
£511One-way
2nd Fastest
20:33Cologne Messe/Deutz3h34 00:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
£831One-way
05:56Cologne Hbf4h11 10:07Leiden Centraal
1 change
£351One-way
21:09Cologne Hbf10h04 07:13Leiden Centraal
4 changes
£481One-way
21:09Cologne Hbf10h13 07:22Leiden Centraal
3 changes
£481One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Leiden

distanceDistance135 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Leiden cover the 135 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Leiden

For as little as £20 you can travel by train between Cologne and Leiden with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Leiden train.

Train information from Cologne to Leiden with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 25 min
  • Average Price: £20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Leiden

Travel by train to Leiden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Leiden.
FAQs

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leiden from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Leiden?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Leiden?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Leiden.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Cologne to Leiden for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Leiden train to cost on average £20  one way.
The Cologne to Leiden train distance is approximately 135 miles.
The train time from Cologne to Leiden is on average 4 h 17 min  for the 135 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leiden from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Leiden, your train can arrive in train stations including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Leiden Centraal.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leiden Centraal, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

For the best Cologne to Leiden train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cologne to Leiden to compare what amenities they may offer.
The first Cologne to Leiden train departs at 04: 41   and the last train from Cologne to Leiden leaves at 20: 46. Check out the most up-to-date Cologne to Leiden train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy a train ticket from Cologne to Leiden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Leiden are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Leiden
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Leiden.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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