Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

20

Average

25

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

Deutsche Bahn
07:09PMCologne Hbf3h37 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:07AMCologne Hbf3h39 07:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:41PMCologne Hbf3h14 10:55PMRotterdam Centraal
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:58AMCologne Hbf3h48 06:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne Hbf3h35 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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431One-way

Train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal

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Deutsche Bahn
02:58AMCologne Hbf3h48 06:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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Deutsche Bahn
04:07AMCologne Hbf3h39 07:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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Deutsche Bahn
07:09PMCologne Hbf3h37 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne Hbf3h35 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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Deutsche Bahn
07:41PMCologne Hbf3h14 10:55PMRotterdam Centraal
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Fastest train times from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

3 h 34 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

204 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for Rotterdam Centraal every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:41PMCologne Hbf3h14 10:55PMRotterdam Centraal
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne Hbf3h35 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:09PMCologne Hbf3h37 10:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:07AMCologne Hbf3h39 07:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:58AMCologne Hbf3h48 06:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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241One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain or National Express

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal cover the 126 miles (204 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain or National Express. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal trains

Find the best trains to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express from $23 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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National Express

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train.

Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 4 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 19 min
  • National Express frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam Centraal.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rotterdam Centraal to Cologne Hbf is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Rotterdam Centraal?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne Hbf from Rotterdam Centraal here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal trains for as little as $23 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal is on average $26 (€23)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal by train is approximately 126 miles (204 km).
The train time from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal is on average 3 h 14 min  for the 126 miles (204 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Rotterdam Centraal from Cologne Hbf by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Rotterdam Centraal   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Rotterdam Centraal most often arrive at Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (875 m) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Cologne Hbf and Rotterdam Centraal as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 6: 49 AM. The last train departing from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 5: 49 PM. You can find the latest Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Rotterdam Centraal are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains departing from Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 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.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
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 [email protected] Com.

Trains arriving to Rotterdam Centraal

Distance from Rotterdam Centraal to city center
Distance from Rotterdam Centraal to city center
875 m
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Rotterdam The Hague Airport
4 miles (6 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station in 20 minutes via the 33 bus line.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located outside the north side entrance and south side entrance.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located at the north side of the station, next to the escalator to Platform 15. A small safe costs €6. 00 and a large safe costs €9. 00 for 24 hours.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 480 (including 5 handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €25. 00 for 1 day
Dining
Dining
Smullers | Albert Heijn to go | Starbucks | La Place | Julia's | Ekmekci | LEON | The Doner Company | StationsHuiskamer | De Broodzaak | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the central hall.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, wheelchair access, personalized mobility assistance.

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