Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden

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Train Information from Cologne to Leeuwarden

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden cover the 163 miles (263 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€19)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leeuwarden.

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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 $24 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 $24 (€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 Leeuwarden
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Leeuwarden, Netherlands allowed?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 8/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leeuwarden from Cologne before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Germany from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 8/3/21. 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 Leeuwarden here.

How much does a cheap train from Cologne to Leeuwarden cost?
Train tickets to Leeuwarden from Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Leeuwarden from Cologne?
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 $24 (€19)  one way.
How far is Cologne to Leeuwarden by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Leeuwarden by train to be approximately 163 miles (263 km).
How many hours is the train time to Leeuwarden from Cologne?
The train time from Cologne to Leeuwarden is on average 6 h 4 min  for the 163 miles (263 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Leeuwarden by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Cologne to Leeuwarden depart from? Which Leeuwarden train station do I come into from Cologne?

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 departure train station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival train station in Leeuwarden located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leeuwarden, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What train providers go from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
Take the Cologne to Leeuwarden train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Cologne to Leeuwarden as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Leeuwarden at 5: 09 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Leeuwarden leaving at 3: 47 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Leeuwarden train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book Cologne to Leeuwarden train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Cologne and Leeuwarden to cost on average $24 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Leeuwarden train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.