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Cheap bus tickets and times from Amsterdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

214 km

Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne start from $44 with an average ticket price of $56.

The fastest bus from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 42m and covers a distance of 214 km.

16 buses leave Amsterdam for Cologne every day with 12 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
06:00PM3h40
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
09:40PMKöln, Flughafen
$441One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
07:30PM3h55
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
11:25PMKöln, Flughafen
$491One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:15PM5h40
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
09:55PMCologne Hbf
$611One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
02:15PM4h41
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
06:56PMCologne Hbf
$621One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:05PM4h35
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
04:40PMKöln, Flughafen
$621One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Amsterdam to Cologne

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€29)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Buses from Amsterdam to Cologne cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $33 (€29), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Bus providers: FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And Ourbus from Amsterdam to Cologne

Travel between Amsterdam and Cologne from $12 (€11) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And Ourbus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Amsterdam to Cologne bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $16
  • FlixBus frequency: 6 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Amsterdam to Cologne

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Amsterdam to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Bus from Amsterdam to Cologne

FAQs: Take the bus from Amsterdam to Cologne with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne can start from as little as $12 (€11) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Amsterdam to Cologne is $33 (€29); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Amsterdam to Cologne bus travel time is 3 h 40 min   for the 133 mile (214 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Amsterdam to Cologne leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Amsterdam to Cologne leaves at 10: 30 PM.
There are 6 buses a day from Amsterdam to Cologne which require at least one change with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the best Amsterdam to Cologne bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Amsterdam and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk), Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer Arena and Amsterdam Centraal. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in bus stations like Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and Köln, ZOB.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk), which is located around 4.1 miles (6.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle), located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cologne from Amsterdam is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Amsterdam to Cologne is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Amsterdam and Cologne including taking a bus, train or flight.

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