How to get from Zwolle to Cologne

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Travel Information between Zwolle and Cologne

distanceDistance115 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 3 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 115 miles from Zwolle to Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zwolle to Cologne.

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International travel from Zwolle, Netherlands to Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if travelling from Zwolle?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Zwolle to Cologne.

Return travel to Zwolle, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Zwolle, Netherlands was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zwolle from Cologne.

There are 4 ways to get from Zwolle to Cologne: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Zwolle to Cologne is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A ferry is about £20 less than a coach, which costs on average £20 for this trip.

A ferry journey is usually £16 less than a journey to Cologne by plane, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £17 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £17 from Zwolle to Cologne.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Zwolle is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:

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The Zwolle to Cologne distance is approximately 115 miles.

The average frequency per day from Zwolle to Cologne is:

  • 29 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Zwolle as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zwolle to Cologne:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Zwolle, Station Hanzelaan and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
  • Most travellers board their train from Zwolle Stadshagen and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zwolle to Cologne:

  • You can take a coach from Zwolle to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £20 with Deutsche Bahn from Zwolle to Cologne.
  • You can travel from Zwolle to Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £17 with Deutsche Bahn from Zwolle to Cologne.
Many of our customers travelling from Zwolle to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Zwolle and Cologne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Zwolle and Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £20 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £17 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Cologne from Zwolle online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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