The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Enschede is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 7 m
3 h 37 m
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Of the 8 trains that leave Cologne for Enschede every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||88 miles (142 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$23 (€20)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or National Express|
Trains from Cologne to Enschede cover the 88 miles (142 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or National Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Enschede.
Travel from Cologne to Enschede from $23 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Enschede from Cologne. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Enschede from Cologne with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Looking for trains to Enschede from Cologne? Thalys is one of the best companies to travel with on the 88 miles (142 km) trip from Cologne to Enschede. As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thalys train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Cologne to Enschede routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Cologne to Enschede, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Cologne - Enschede train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thalys!
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 to Enschede, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Enschede, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Enschede as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Enschede is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Enschede closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Enschede you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Enschede include Enschede, Enschede De Eschmarke and Enschede Drienerlo.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Enschede.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Enschede, called Enschede, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city center.
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