Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf train

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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:24AM3h50
Amsterdam Centraal
12:14PMCologne Hbf
$511One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:38PM2h58
Amsterdam Centraal
09:36PMCologne Hbf
$561One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:08AM2h51
Amsterdam Centraal
10:59AMCologne Hbf
$621One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:54PM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
11:35PMCologne Hbf
$631One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:54AM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
12:35PMCologne Hbf
$631One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Deutsche Bahn
08:08AM2h51
Amsterdam Centraal
10:59AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:16AM3h56
Amsterdam Centraal
12:12PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:24AM3h50
Amsterdam Centraal
12:14PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h59
Amsterdam Centraal
12:44PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:54AM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
12:35PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:38PM2h58
Amsterdam Centraal
09:36PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:15PM4h29
Amsterdam Centraal
11:44PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:54PM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
11:35PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 51 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

214 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:08AM2h51
Amsterdam Centraal
10:59AMCologne Hbf
$621One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
06:38PM2h58
Amsterdam Centraal
09:36PMCologne Hbf
$561One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:54PM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
11:35PMCologne Hbf
$631One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:54AM3h41
Amsterdam Centraal
12:35PMCologne Hbf
$631One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:24AM3h50
Amsterdam Centraal
12:14PMCologne Hbf
$511One-way
2 transfers

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

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I travelled from Cologne to Amsterdam with the ICE 156. The journey was in second class and I reserved seats. I have absolutely nothing negative to report about this connection. The staff on board were very friendly and polite. The train was very clean, including the toilets. There were no delays during the entire journey. This was a modern train with wifi access.
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I travelled from Cologne to Amsterdam on the ICE 156. I reserved seats and got them without any problems. The train was quite well equipped. It had an on-board bistro and free wifi. The prices at the bistro were a bit high in my opinion. The journey itself was quite relaxed and there were beautiful views to see. The train was on time for the entire journey. Furthermore, it was clean and well maintained. The staff were all friendly and polite.
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My journey from Cologne to Amsterdam was smooth and pleasant overall. The courteous staff provided a friendly atmosphere, and the comfortable seats and clean toilets added to the comfort. Particularly pleasing was the punctuality of the train, which arrived at its destination on schedule. The only downside to this otherwise positive experience was the slower and poor internet on the train, which affected communication and conversation during the journey. Despite this minor flaw, the trip was overall very satisfying.
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The train journey from Cologne to Amsterdam on the ICE 156 was a positive experience overall and deserves four out of five stars. The train was clean, modern and on time. The seats were comfortable and there was plenty of space. The journey offered some beautiful views. The on-board catering was good, but a little expensive. The staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside was the slightly expensive tickets. Otherwise a pleasant travel experience.
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The journey from Cologne to Amsterdam on the ICE 156 was an enjoyable experience. The train was modern and very comfortable. The ergonomic seats in particular added to the comfort. The train was on time throughout. There was order and cleanliness on board, which also applies to the toilets. The only drawback was that the wifi did not work that day.
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The facilities were very good. There was plenty of wifi as well as power sockets. The staff was very friendly, the seats comfortable and quiet. Unfortunately, the toilets were unkempt and the delay was unattractive. However, I did not have to change planes and the staff reliably informed the passengers.
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The train connection from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam, offers a comfortable travel experience. The seats are comfortable and there is enough space for luggage. The service on board is excellent and the views of the countryside are breathtaking. However, the journey takes quite a long time, which might be a drawback for some travellers. Nevertheless, the overall journey is pleasant and relaxing.
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The journey from Cologne to Amsterdam was on the ICE 156. I made a reservation for seats here and didn't regret it. The service on board was great, coffee was served at the seat. The train was very comfortable. Moreover, it was extremely clean and well maintained. Even the slight delay of the train was forgivable. Another positive aspect was the short journey time of around 3 hours.

Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€43)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH

Trains from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf cover the 132 miles (213 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf trains

Find the best trains between Amsterdam and Cologne Hbf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH from $44 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider 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 Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf. 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 bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $44

FAQs: Trains from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf

FAQs: Travel by train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf 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 Hbf.
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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf is $50 (€43); 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 Hbf train travel time is 2 h 45 min   for the 132 mile (213 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 41 PM.
When taking a train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH for the best way to get you to Cologne Hbf. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Amsterdam and Cologne Hbf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 41 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cologne Hbf from Amsterdam is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf is November.
You have options as you can travel from Amsterdam to Cologne Hbf 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.6 miles (2.5 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or msz@deutschebahn. Com.

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