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Overview: Train from Enschede to Cologne

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Enschede to Cologne cover the 88 miles (142 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Enschede and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Enschede to Cologne

Travel from Enschede to Cologne from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Enschede to Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Enschede to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 49 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Enschede to Cologne:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Enschede to Cologne

Travel by train to Cologne 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 Enschede to Cologne.

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Enschede to Cologne?

Travel between Enschede, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Enschede and Cologne as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Enschede, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Enschede, Netherlands from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Enschede from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Enschede from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains from Enschede to Cologne cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Cologne from Enschede to cost as little as £16  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Enschede to Cologne?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Enschede to Cologne train to cost on average £16  one way.

What is the distance to Cologne from Enschede via train?

The Enschede to Cologne train distance is approximately 88 miles (142 km).

How long is the train journey between Enschede and Cologne?

The Enschede to Cologne train duration is on average 3 h 29 min, which is to be expected when travelling 88 miles (142 km) from Enschede to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Enschede to Cologne train leave from? Which Cologne train station do I come into from Enschede?

When departing from Enschede, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Enschede, Enschede Drienerlo and Enschede De Eschmarke. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Enschede   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Enschede? Where is the train station in Cologne?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Enschede and need to travel around 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service between Enschede and Cologne?

If you're looking for trains from Enschede to Cologne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Enschede to Cologne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Cologne from Enschede?

The average number of trains departing Enschede for Cologne is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Enschede to Cologne?

The first train from Enschede to Cologne leaves at 07: 02   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 32. Omio shows you the latest train from Enschede to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Cologne from Enschede to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Enschede to Cologne is on average £16 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Enschede and Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Enschede is the most popular Enschede 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 Enschede for your journey to Cologne.