Amsterdam to Cologne bus

Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne

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22

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22

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.

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02:00PMAmsterdam5h40 07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Bus times from Amsterdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

214 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Amsterdam for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

02:00PMAmsterdam5h40 07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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221One-way

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Overview: Bus from Amsterdam to Cologne

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn

Buses from Amsterdam to Cologne cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus providers: FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Cologne

Travel from Amsterdam to Cologne from $15 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $17

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus 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 bus between Amsterdam and Cologne. DB uses different types of buses 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 bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from Amsterdam

    Take the bus 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 Amsterdam to Cologne.
    FAQs

    Travel by bus between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Cologne from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

    The above information was last checked on 5/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Amsterdam to Cologne closer to your date of departure here

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Amsterdam is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

    Reentry to Netherlands 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?

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

    Last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Amsterdam from Cologne here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€19)  for a bus ticket between Amsterdam and Cologne.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Cologne by bus to be approximately 133 miles (214 km).
    On average the Amsterdam to Cologne bus time is 5 h 40 min  covering the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few bus stations in Amsterdam to start your trip from including Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam Stadium Holanda and Amsterdam, Centraal. In Cologne you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and need to travel around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    For the route from Amsterdam to Cologne you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Cologne from Amsterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from Amsterdam to Cologne with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    You can take the first bus from Amsterdam to Cologne at 6: 05 AM. The last bus from Amsterdam to Cologne that you can take departs at 8: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Amsterdam to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne a few months in advance.

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