Cologne to Leeuwarden train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 10:43AMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 12:43PMLeeuwarden
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National Express
08:52AMKoeln Messe/deutz4h51 01:43PMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h19 02:55PMLeeuwarden
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National Express
10:53AMKoeln Messe/deutz5h02 03:55PMLeeuwarden
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Train schedule from Cologne to Leeuwarden

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 10:43AMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 12:43PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
National Express
08:52AMKoeln Messe/deutz4h51 01:43PMLeeuwarden
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h19 02:55PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
National Express
10:53AMKoeln Messe/deutz5h02 03:55PMLeeuwarden
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:33PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h40 05:13PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
National Express
12:34PMKoeln Messe/deutz4h39 05:13PMLeeuwarden
3 transfers
National Express
12:52PMKoeln Messe/deutz4h51 05:43PMLeeuwarden
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:33PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h10 06:43PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
National Express
03:52PMKoeln Messe/deutz4h51 08:43PMLeeuwarden
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:53PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf3h50 09:43PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:04PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h09 11:13PMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:33PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h18 12:51AMLeeuwarden
2 transfers
National Express
08:34PMKoeln Messe/deutz4h17 12:51AMLeeuwarden
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Leeuwarden

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 26 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

264 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Leeuwarden without transferring at least 2 times.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:53PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf3h50 09:43PMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 10:43AMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:36AMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h07 12:43PMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:04PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h09 11:13PMLeeuwarden
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:33PMKöln Deutz Messe/deutz Bf4h10 06:43PMLeeuwarden
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Overview: Train from Cologne to Leeuwarden

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Cologne to Leeuwarden trains

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
National Express

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:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 58 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

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:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 53 min
  • National Express frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden

Travel Tips: 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

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Leeuwarden, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Leeuwarden?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Train tickets to Leeuwarden from Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Cologne to Leeuwarden train ticket price is on average $38 (€33)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km)  to Leeuwarden from Cologne by train.
The train time from Cologne to Leeuwarden is on average 4 h 3 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leeuwarden from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express to get you to Leeuwarden. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Leeuwarden route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cologne to Leeuwarden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Leeuwarden at 6: 36 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Leeuwarden leaving at 9: 52 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Leeuwarden train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you buy the Cologne to Leeuwarden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $38 (€33). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cologne and Leeuwarden. 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 connection

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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+49 2211411055
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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
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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