Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam

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The cheapest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

$35

Average

$58

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam will cost around $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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04:10Cologne Hbf4h2508:35Amsterdam Centraal
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$351One-way
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h5621:05Amsterdam Centraal
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$351One-way
2nd Cheapest
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15:10Cologne Hbf3h5519:05Amsterdam Centraal
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$411One-way
2nd Cheapest
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20:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5623:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$411One-way
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12:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5615:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$471One-way

Train Times

Cologne to Amsterdam

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03:27Cologne Hbf5h0808:35Amsterdam Centraal
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03:27Cologne Hbf4h3808:05Amsterdam Centraal
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04:10Cologne Hbf4h2508:35Amsterdam Centraal
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05:25Cologne Hbf3h4009:05Amsterdam Centraal
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05:49Cologne Hbf3h4609:35Amsterdam Centraal
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06:25Cologne Hbf3h4010:05Amsterdam Centraal
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06:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5609:28Amsterdam Centraal
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06:49Cologne Hbf3h4610:35Amsterdam Centraal
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07:25Cologne Hbf3h4011:05Amsterdam Centraal
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07:49Cologne Hbf3h4611:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:25Cologne Hbf3h4012:05Amsterdam Centraal
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08:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5611:28Amsterdam Centraal
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08:49Cologne Hbf3h4612:35Amsterdam Centraal
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09:25Cologne Hbf3h4013:05Amsterdam Centraal
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09:49Cologne Hbf3h4613:35Amsterdam Centraal
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10:25Cologne Hbf3h4014:05Amsterdam Centraal
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10:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5613:28Amsterdam Centraal
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10:49Cologne Hbf3h4614:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:25Cologne Hbf3h4015:05Amsterdam Centraal
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11:49Cologne Hbf3h4615:35Amsterdam Centraal
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12:25Cologne Hbf3h4016:05Amsterdam Centraal
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12:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5615:28Amsterdam Centraal
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12:49Cologne Hbf3h4616:35Amsterdam Centraal
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13:25Cologne Hbf3h4017:05Amsterdam Centraal
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13:49Cologne Hbf3h4617:35Amsterdam Centraal
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14:25Cologne Hbf3h4018:05Amsterdam Centraal
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14:33Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5517:28Amsterdam Centraal
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14:49Cologne Hbf3h4618:35Amsterdam Centraal
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15:10Cologne Hbf3h5519:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:49Cologne Hbf3h4619:35Amsterdam Centraal
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16:25Cologne Hbf3h4020:05Amsterdam Centraal
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16:49Cologne Hbf3h4620:35Amsterdam Centraal
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h5621:05Amsterdam Centraal
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17:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5620:28Amsterdam Centraal
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17:49Cologne Hbf3h4621:35Amsterdam Centraal
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18:25Cologne Hbf3h4022:05Amsterdam Centraal
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18:49Cologne Hbf3h4622:35Amsterdam Centraal
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h4421:58Amsterdam Centraal
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19:25Cologne Hbf3h5623:21Amsterdam Centraal
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19:49Cologne Hbf3h4623:35Amsterdam Centraal
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20:25Cologne Hbf3h5600:21Amsterdam Centraal
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20:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5623:28Amsterdam Centraal
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20:49Cologne Hbf4h0200:51Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf7h4805:37Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h1607:05Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h0006:49Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h4007:55Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h4007:55Amsterdam Centraal
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$371Eurowings
Wed
Jul 24
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$346Blue Air
Thu
Jul 25
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$392Eurowings
Fri
Jul 26
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$359pegasus
Sat
Jul 27
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$231Eurowings
Sun
Jul 28
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25Flixbus
$317Eurowings
Mon
Jul 29
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$289Eurowings
Tue
Jul 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$129Germanwings
Wed
Jul 31
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$21Eurolines France
$271Eurowings
Thu
Aug 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$266Eurowings
Fri
Aug 2
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$225Eurowings
Sat
Aug 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Sun
Aug 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$176Germanwings
Mon
Aug 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Deutsche Bahn
$129Eurowings
Tue
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$129Germanwings
Wed
Aug 7
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$106Germanwings
Thu
Aug 8
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$176Germanwings
Fri
Aug 9
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$231Eurowings
Sat
Aug 10
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$266Eurowings
Sun
Aug 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$118Germanwings
Mon
Aug 12
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$106Eurowings

The fastest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

2h 44m

Average

4h 13m

Trains per day

48

Distance

214 km

Of the 48 train that leave Cologne for Amsterdam every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 214 km distance in an average of 4h 13m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 44m .

The slowest train will take 9h 40m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h4421:58Amsterdam Centraal
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$841One-way
2nd Fastest
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14:33Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5517:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$841One-way
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12:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5615:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$471One-way
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10:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5613:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$531One-way
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08:32Cologne Messe/Deutz2h5611:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$841One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Amsterdam Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 49 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $24
Trains depart from:Cologne
Trains arrive in:Amsterdam
Distance:214 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn offering domestic and international train routes. Deutsche Bahn usually offers between 20-30 trains from Cologne to Amsterdam per day. The first Cologne to Amsterdam train departs at 4:28 a.m., while the last train leaves Cologne at 9:49 p.m. Some Cologne to Amsterdam trains are direct, while others require multiple transfers before arriving in Amsterdam. Trains take between 2:40 h for direct journeys and 9:16 h for indirect journeys to arrive in Amsterdam. All services depart from either Köln Hauptbahnhof or Köln Messe/Deutz train station and arrive at Amsterdam's Centraal train station.

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Cologne to Amsterdam Train Cost

Average prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Amsterdam when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€60

1 Day in Advance

€58

1 Week in Advance

€56

2 Weeks in Advance

€48

1 Month in Advance

€46

3 Months in Advance

€45

Cologne to Amsterdam Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of cost of Cologne to Amsterdam train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Cologne to Amsterdam trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Most Cologne to Amsterdam trains are direct. All trains depart from either Köln Hauptbahnhof or Köln Messe/Deutz train station and arrive at Amsterdam Centraal train station.
  • autobus The Cologne to Amsterdam train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 40 minutes to arrive in Amsterdam.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Cologne to Amsterdam train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.





Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Cologne to Amsterdam trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 3% cheaper to book a Cologne to Amsterdam train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 7% cheaper to book a Cologne to Amsterdam train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Cologne to Amsterdam train costs are 23% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

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Best fares for trains from Cologne to Amsterdam

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This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:104h 25m06:35
CologneAmsterdam
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:104h 25m06:35
CologneAmsterdam
Fastest Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam
Thu, Aug 29
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
13:173h 48m17:05
CologneAmsterdam
Mon, Aug 5
Train
Deutsche Bahn
15:453h 50m19:35
CologneAmsterdam
Fri, Aug 30
Train
Deutsche Bahn
12:023h 53m15:55
CologneAmsterdam
Return Train Tickets for Amsterdam to Cologne
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
19:245h 52m01:16
AmsterdamCologne
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
05:382h 54m08:32
AmsterdamCologne
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn
05:414h 8m09:49
AmsterdamCologne

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Cologne
Amsterdam
TrainKöln Hbf

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