Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam

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The cheapest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$35

Average

$60

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 $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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04:16Cologne Hbf4h19 08:35Amsterdam Centraal
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$351One-way
2nd Cheapest
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19:51Cologne Hbf3h44 23:35Amsterdam Centraal
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$411One-way
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h56 21:05Amsterdam Centraal
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$461One-way
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15:17Cologne Messe/Deutz3h48 19:05Amsterdam Centraal
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$461One-way
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10:25Cologne Hbf3h40 14:05Amsterdam Centraal
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$531One-way

Train Times

Cologne to Amsterdam

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03:27Cologne Hbf4h38 08:05Amsterdam Centraal
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03:27Cologne Hbf5h08 08:35Amsterdam Centraal
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04:16Cologne Hbf4h19 08:35Amsterdam Centraal
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05:25Cologne Hbf3h40 09:05Amsterdam Centraal
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05:49Cologne Hbf3h46 09:35Amsterdam Centraal
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06:25Cologne Hbf3h40 10:05Amsterdam Centraal
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06:41Cologne Hbf2h47 09:28Amsterdam Centraal
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06:49Cologne Hbf3h46 10:35Amsterdam Centraal
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07:25Cologne Hbf3h40 11:05Amsterdam Centraal
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07:49Cologne Hbf3h46 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:25Cologne Hbf3h40 12:05Amsterdam Centraal
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08:41Cologne Hbf2h48 11:29Amsterdam Centraal
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08:49Cologne Hbf3h46 12:35Amsterdam Centraal
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09:25Cologne Hbf3h40 13:05Amsterdam Centraal
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09:49Cologne Hbf3h46 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
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10:25Cologne Hbf3h40 14:05Amsterdam Centraal
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10:41Cologne Hbf2h47 13:28Amsterdam Centraal
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10:49Cologne Hbf3h46 14:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:25Cologne Hbf3h40 15:05Amsterdam Centraal
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11:49Cologne Hbf3h46 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
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12:25Cologne Hbf3h40 16:05Amsterdam Centraal
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12:41Cologne Hbf2h47 15:28Amsterdam Centraal
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12:49Cologne Hbf3h46 16:35Amsterdam Centraal
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13:25Cologne Hbf3h40 17:05Amsterdam Centraal
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13:49Cologne Hbf3h46 17:35Amsterdam Centraal
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14:25Cologne Hbf3h40 18:05Amsterdam Centraal
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14:44Cologne Hbf2h44 17:28Amsterdam Centraal
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14:49Cologne Hbf3h46 18:35Amsterdam Centraal
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15:10Cologne Hbf3h55 19:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:17Cologne Messe/Deutz3h48 19:05Amsterdam Centraal
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15:49Cologne Hbf3h46 19:35Amsterdam Centraal
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16:25Cologne Hbf3h40 20:05Amsterdam Centraal
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16:49Cologne Hbf3h46 20:35Amsterdam Centraal
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17:09Cologne Hbf3h56 21:05Amsterdam Centraal
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17:46Cologne Hbf2h42 20:28Amsterdam Centraal
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17:49Cologne Hbf3h46 21:35Amsterdam Centraal
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18:25Cologne Hbf3h40 22:05Amsterdam Centraal
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18:49Cologne Hbf3h46 22:35Amsterdam Centraal
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h44 21:58Amsterdam Centraal
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19:25Cologne Hbf3h56 23:21Amsterdam Centraal
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19:51Cologne Hbf3h44 23:35Amsterdam Centraal
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20:25Cologne Hbf3h56 00:21Amsterdam Centraal
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20:42Cologne Hbf2h46 23:28Amsterdam Centraal
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20:49Cologne Hbf4h02 00:51Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h00 06:49Amsterdam Centraal
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21:49Cologne Hbf9h16 07:05Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h40 07:55Amsterdam Centraal
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22:15Cologne Hbf9h40 07:55Amsterdam Centraal
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Sun
Sep 15
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$20Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 16
$35Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Sep 17
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
Wed
Sep 18
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Thu
Sep 19
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Fri
Sep 20
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Sun
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Thu
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France

The fastest trains

from Cologne
to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

2 h 42 m

Average

4 h 7 m

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 4 h 7 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 42 m .

The slowest train will take 9 h 40 m 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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17:46Cologne Hbf2h42 20:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$831One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:14Cologne Hbf2h44 21:58Amsterdam Centraal
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$831One-way
2nd Fastest
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14:44Cologne Hbf2h44 17:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$831One-way
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20:42Cologne Hbf2h46 23:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$831One-way
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06:41Cologne Hbf2h47 09:28Amsterdam Centraal
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$831One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Amsterdam Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 39 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $23
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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Cologne
Amsterdam
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