Cologne to Amsterdam bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixBus
06:25PM4h00
Köln, Flughafen
10:25PMAmsterdam, Arena
$241One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
06:25PM4h25
Köln, Flughafen
10:50PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$241One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
03:10PM4h40
Köln, Flughafen
07:50PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$301One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
04:45PM4h30
Köln, Flughafen
09:15PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$301One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:20PM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
06:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$351One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Cologne to Amsterdam

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, July 15
FlixBus
03:40AM3h50
Köln, Flughafen
07:30AMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:10AM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
11:35AMAmsterdam, Arena
1 transfer
FlixBus
06:10AM6h20
Köln, Flughafen
12:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:30AM4h00
Köln, Flughafen
10:30AMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
08:05AM5h25
Cologne
01:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:25AM4h05
Köln, Flughafen
12:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:25AM4h55
Köln, Flughafen
02:20PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:14AM5h31
Cologne Hbf
03:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:50AM3h55
Köln, Flughafen
03:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:20PM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
06:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:55PM4h35
Köln, Flughafen
06:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:10PM4h40
Köln, Flughafen
07:50PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:14PM5h01
Cologne Hbf
09:15PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
1 transfer
FlixBus
04:45PM4h30
Köln, Flughafen
09:15PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:25PM4h00
Köln, Flughafen
10:25PMAmsterdam, Arena
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:25PM4h25
Köln, Flughafen
10:50PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
0 transfers

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Bus times from Cologne to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 15

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

214 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Cologne for Amsterdam every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
03:40AM3h50
Köln, Flughafen
07:30AMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$551One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
11:50AM3h55
Köln, Flughafen
03:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$531One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:25PM4h00
Köln, Flughafen
10:25PMAmsterdam, Arena
$241One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:30AM4h00
Köln, Flughafen
10:30AMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$531One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:25AM4h05
Köln, Flughafen
12:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$671One-way
0 transfers

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It took a while for the bus to arrive. There is wifi, but it is very weak and doesn't do much. The bus driver drove too fast, but we arrived later than we should have. The toilets were clean, but they were constantly occupied. The service was friendly. There was no legroom.

Overview: Bus from Cologne to Amsterdam

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€30)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $35 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk).

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

For as little as $16 (€14) you can travel by bus to Amsterdam from Cologne with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And Ourbus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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.

Cologne to Amsterdam bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $16

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam: Journey Details

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam are operated by Eurolines and Flixbus, with direct journey times of between 3 and 6 hours. There are around nine departures a day, from about 6:30 a.m., until just before 7:00 p.m.

Taking the Bus from Cologne

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from Breslauer Platz Bus Station, located next to the main railroad station in the city centre. Both are on Cologne's transport network of frequent underground and suburban trains, buses and trams. Cologne also has several night bus routes. A cab rank is located at the station.

Getting into Amsterdam by Bus

Amsterdam is a charming city full of history, architecture, cafes and restaurants, and is the ideal place for exploring either on foot or by water ferries and cabs. Amsterdam has several world-class museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, the Hermitage Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum, the National Maritime Museum and Anne Frank's House. There is also a lively cafe culture throughout the day and evening. Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. This is slightly further out of the city than Amsterdam Centraal Station, but linked by local trains and buses, as well as trams. Amsterdam's bus routes cover the outer areas of the city, and run throughout the night, while trams operate within the historic centre. Hop-on hop-off water ferries are a perfect way to get around the city. A cab rank is located outside Sloterdijk Bus Station.

Taking the Bus from Cologne

Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from Breslauer Platz Bus Station, located next to the main railway station in the city center. Both are on Cologne's transport network of frequent underground and suburban trains, buses and trams. Cologne also has several night bus routes. A taxi rank is also located at the station.

Getting into Amsterdam by Bus

Amsterdam is a charming city full of history, architecture, cafes and restaurants, and is the ideal place for exploring either on foot, bicycle or by water ferries and taxis. Amsterdam has several world-class museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, the Hermitage Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum, the National Maritime Museum and Anne Frank's House. There is also a lively cafe culture throughout the day and evening. Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. This is slightly further out of the city than Amsterdam Centraal Station but linked by local trains and buses, as well as trams. Amsterdam's bus routes cover the outer areas of the city and run throughout the night, while trams operate within the historic center. Hop-on hop-off water ferries are a perfect way to get around the city. A taxi rank is also located outside Sloterdijk Bus Station.

FAQs: Bus from Cologne to Amsterdam

FAQs: Take the bus from Cologne to Amsterdam 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 Cologne to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Amsterdam can start from as little as $16 (€14) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Cologne to Amsterdam is $35 (€30); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Amsterdam bus time is 3 h 45 min   covering the 133 mile (214 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Cologne to Amsterdam leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Cologne to Amsterdam leaves at 10: 50 PM.
For the best Cologne to Amsterdam bus to book, 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 to Amsterdam from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

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

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

A trip to Amsterdam from Cologne is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Cologne to Amsterdam is April.
You have options as you can travel between Cologne and Amsterdam 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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