|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Cologne to Rotterdam cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
For as little as £17 you can travel by train between Cologne and Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Rotterdam in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip from Cologne to Rotterdam on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Rotterdam is 126 miles (203 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Rotterdam 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.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel by train 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 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return train 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 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Rotterdam.
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