Cologne to Utrecht train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Utrecht

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Cheapest

£18

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
21:09Cologne Hbf9h14 06:23Utrecht Centraal
2 changes
£181One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:59Cologne Hbf4h28 08:27Utrecht Centraal
5 changes
£211One-way
22:11Cologne Hbf9h42 07:53Utrecht Centraal
4 changes
£251One-way
02:33Cologne Hbf5h50 08:23Utrecht Centraal
2 changes
£291One-way
20:33Cologne Messe/Deutz2h44 23:17Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
£351One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Utrecht

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 9 August
02:33Cologne Hbf5h50 08:23Utrecht Centraal
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03:59Cologne Hbf4h28 08:27Utrecht Centraal
5 changes
05:56Cologne Hbf3h07 09:03Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
06:45Cologne Messe/Deutz2h38 09:23Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
10:36Cologne Messe/Deutz2h47 13:23Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
17:46Cologne Hbf2h39 20:25Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
19:14Cologne Hbf2h34 21:48Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
20:33Cologne Messe/Deutz2h44 23:17Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
21:09Cologne Hbf9h14 06:23Utrecht Centraal
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22:11Cologne Hbf9h42 07:53Utrecht Centraal
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22:17Cologne Messe/Deutz9h36 07:53Utrecht Centraal
5 changes

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Utrecht

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 34 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

180 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Cologne for Utrecht every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
19:14Cologne Hbf2h34 21:48Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
£761One-way
2nd Fastest
06:45Cologne Messe/Deutz2h38 09:23Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
£441One-way
17:46Cologne Hbf2h39 20:25Utrecht Centraal
0 changes
£881One-way
20:33Cologne Messe/Deutz2h44 23:17Utrecht Centraal
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£351One-way
10:36Cologne Messe/Deutz2h47 13:23Utrecht Centraal
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£881One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Utrecht

distanceDistance112 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Nightjet

Trains from Cologne to Utrecht cover the 112 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Nightjet. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Utrecht Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet trains Cologne to Utrecht

Travel between Cologne and Utrecht from £18 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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ÖBB Nightjet

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 Utrecht train.

Train information from Cologne to Utrecht with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 26 min
  • Average Price: £18
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Cologne to Utrecht with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes from Cologne to Utrecht as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Cologne to Utrecht train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Cologne to Utrecht on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 112 miles (180 km) trip to Utrecht from Cologne with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.

Cologne to Utrecht train information with ÖBB Nightjet:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 31 min
  • ÖBB Nightjet frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Utrecht

Travel by train to Utrecht 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 Utrecht.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Utrecht before travelling.

Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Fully open.

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

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 Utrecht?

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 07/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Utrecht.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Cologne to Utrecht for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cologne to Utrecht train prices are on average £20  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Utrecht via train to be approximately 112 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 112 miles between Cologne and Utrecht can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cologne to Utrecht is on average 2 h 26 min.

Some of the Cologne train stations to Utrecht you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Utrecht include Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn and Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Utrecht Centraal.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Utrecht Centraal and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Utrecht.

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Utrecht, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Nightjet to get you to Utrecht. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Utrecht journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Cologne to Utrecht with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
If you prefer early morning trains from Cologne to Utrecht, the first train leaves at 04: 41. If you prefer late night trains from Cologne to Utrecht, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Utrecht times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Utrecht from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Utrecht a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Utrecht
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 Utrecht.
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+49 2211411055
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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
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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
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ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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WifiWifi
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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
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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