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Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
09:25AM3h40
Cologne Hbf
01:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
$731One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:49AM3h46
Cologne Hbf
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
$831One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:41AM2h48
Cologne Hbf
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
$851One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:24AM3h05
Cologne Hbf
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
$961One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
Deutsche Bahn
08:41AM2h48
Cologne Hbf
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:49AM3h46
Cologne Hbf
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:25AM3h40
Cologne Hbf
01:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:24AM3h05
Cologne Hbf
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

3 h 19 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

214 km

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

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:41AM2h48
Cologne Hbf
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
$851One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:24AM3h05
Cologne Hbf
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
$961One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:25AM3h40
Cologne Hbf
01:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
$731One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:49AM3h46
Cologne Hbf
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
$831One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH, FlixBus or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal cover the 132 miles (213 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH, FlixBus or ÖBB Nightjet. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $61 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH and FlixBus trains will get you from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal from $17 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

ÖBB Nightjet from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 13 min
  • Cheapest Price: $254
  • ÖBB Nightjet frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal 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 Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal is $61 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal is on average 2 h 48 min   for the 132 mile (213 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal leaves at 6: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal leaves at 8: 42 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH, FlixBus or ÖBB Nightjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cologne Hbf and Amsterdam Centraal to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

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

A trip to Amsterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to Amsterdam Centraal

Distance from Amsterdam Centraal to city center
Distance from Amsterdam Centraal to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
11 miles (18 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in 24 minutes using NS International's Sprinter or Intercity Direct trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free WiFi in all station areas.
ATM
ATM
ATMs can be found throughout station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Located on the ground floor near the front entrance in the eastern walkway, near the stairs to platform 2. Open daily from 07: 00 to 01: 00.
Dining
Dining
De Broodzaak | Kyoto Sushi & Grill | Starbucks | The Doner Company | Wagamama | Wurst & Schnitzelhaus | Smullers | Burger King | Grand Café First Class | Burgerij | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | SIXT | Hertz | National | Avis | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in a small white building in front of the station's main entrance and at various points in the main passenger hall.
Accessibility
Accessibility
The station is fully accessible, including lifts to the platforms.

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