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Deutsche Bahn trains between Cologne and Leeuwarden

You can travel by train from Cologne to Leeuwarden with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Leeuwarden in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Cologne and Leeuwarden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Leeuwarden is 163 miles (263 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Leeuwarden 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.

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Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden
Travel by train to Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Leeuwarden, 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 Leeuwarden, 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 11/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Leeuwarden before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Leeuwarden is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Leeuwarden restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/28/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Leeuwarden closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Leeuwarden trains for as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Leeuwarden train price to come in at an average of $23 (€19)  one way.
What is the distance to Leeuwarden from Cologne by train?
The distance from Cologne to Leeuwarden by train is approximately 163 miles (263 km).
How long is a train between Cologne and Leeuwarden on average?
While the time it takes to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Cologne to Leeuwarden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Leeuwarden train journey time is on average 5 h 14 min.
Which train station from Cologne to Leeuwarden do I depart from? Which Leeuwarden train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Leeuwarden?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leeuwarden most often arrive at Leeuwarden and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service between Cologne and Leeuwarden?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Leeuwarden. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Leeuwarden journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Leeuwarden? What time is the last train from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Leeuwarden at 11: 30 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Leeuwarden leaving at 11: 30 AM. Look for the latest Cologne to Leeuwarden train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Leeuwarden to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Cologne to Leeuwarden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Leeuwarden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Leeuwarden
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 Leeuwarden.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB