The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Leeuwarden is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 50 m
4 h 26 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Leeuwarden without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||163 miles (263 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 3 min|
|Average train ticket price||$38 (€33)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express|
Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden cover the 163 miles (263 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express. 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 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leeuwarden.
Deutsche Bahn and National Express trains will get you from Cologne to Leeuwarden from $23 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 to Leeuwarden train.
Cologne to Leeuwarden train information with Deutsche Bahn:
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 between Cologne and Leeuwarden, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Cologne to Leeuwarden train information with National Express:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Leeuwarden, 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 Leeuwarden as this information can change.
Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Leeuwarden.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Leeuwarden, your train can arrive in train stations including Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden Camminghaburen and Leeuwarden Achter d Hoven.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Leeuwarden.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leeuwarden, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.
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