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Oct 20
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$23Deutsche Bahn
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Train Information between Cologne and Enschede

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Enschede cover the 88 miles (142 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Enschede.

Train companies

Cologne to Enschede with Deutsche Bahn

Travel from Cologne to Enschede from $23 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Enschede in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip between Cologne and Enschede on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Cologne and Enschede is 88 miles (142 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Enschede start at $23 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Enschede
Travel by train to Enschede 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 to Enschede.
Am I allowed to travel by train from Cologne, Germany to Enschede, Netherlands?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Enschede, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Enschede, 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Enschede before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Enschede, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Enschede to Cologne is: Partially open

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Enschede?

What are the requirements?

  • 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, 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 10/19/21. 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 from Enschede here.

How much are cheap trains between Cologne and Enschede?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cologne and Enschede for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.
How much is the train from Cologne to Enschede on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Enschede train to cost on average $27 (€22)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Enschede by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Enschede is around 88 miles (142 km).
How many hours is the train time to Enschede from Cologne?
While the time it takes to travel 88 miles (142 km) to Enschede from Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Enschede train journey time is on average 3 h 17 min.
Which train station from Cologne to Enschede do I depart from? Which Enschede train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Cologne and Enschede, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Enschede, Enschede Drienerlo and Enschede De Eschmarke.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Enschede.

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Enschede train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Enschede, called Enschede, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Cologne to Enschede?
For the best Cologne to Enschede train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Enschede to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between Cologne and Enschede?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cologne to Enschede. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Cologne to Enschede? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Enschede?
The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 6: 09 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 4: 09 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Enschede and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets between Cologne and Enschede to score the best deals?
If you buy the Cologne to Enschede train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $27 (€22). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cologne to Enschede. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Enschede.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19