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Train Information to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal cover the 126 miles (204 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $43 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€35).

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal

For as little as $43 (€35) you can travel by train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 126 miles (204 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal you can pay as low as $43 (€35).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal?

Travel by train between Cologne Hbf, Germany and Rotterdam Centraal, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Cologne Hbf?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam Centraal, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Rotterdam Centraal, Netherlands to Cologne Hbf, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne Hbf, Germany from Rotterdam Centraal is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne Hbf from Rotterdam Centraal 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 Rotterdam Centraal?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne Hbf, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne Hbf from Rotterdam Centraal closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf cost?
Train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $43 (€35)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train price to come in at an average of $43 (€35)  one way.
How far is Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal by train?
You should expect to travel around 126 miles (204 km)  to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf by train.
How many hours is the train time to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf?
On average the Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train travel time is 3 h 33 min  for the 126 miles (204 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can get me from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Rotterdam Centraal. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train departs at 10: 43 AM   and the last train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 11: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase a train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne Hbf
Rotterdam Centraal
The major railway station for departures from Cologne Hbf is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal.

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