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Train Information to Nijmegen from Cologne

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Nijmegen cover the 78 miles (126 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route 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 Nijmegen.

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Deutsche Bahn Cologne – Nijmegen

Find the best trains between Cologne and Nijmegen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $23 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Cologne and Nijmegen in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip from Cologne to Nijmegen on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Nijmegen is 78 miles (126 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Nijmegen 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.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Cologne and Nijmegen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Nijmegen
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Nijmegen from Cologne?

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

Is international entry into Nijmegen from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Nijmegen, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Nijmegen from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

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

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

Is my return train into Cologne from Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Nijmegen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Cologne and Nijmegen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Nijmegen to cost as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Nijmegen?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€22)  for a train ticket between Cologne and Nijmegen.
How far is it from Cologne to Nijmegen by train?
The Cologne to Nijmegen train distance is approximately 78 miles (126 km).
How long is a train from Cologne to Nijmegen on average?
On average the Cologne to Nijmegen train travel time is 1 h 26 min  for the 78 miles (126 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Cologne to Nijmegen do I depart from? Which Nijmegen train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Nijmegen, you can end your journey in train stations like Nijmegen, Nijmegen Dukenburg and Nijmegen Heyendaal.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Nijmegen   most frequently for this route.

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

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

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nijmegen and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Nijmegen.

What train companies offer a service between Cologne and Nijmegen?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Nijmegen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Nijmegen. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Nijmegen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Cologne to Nijmegen a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cologne to Nijmegen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Cologne to Nijmegen? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Nijmegen?
The earliest train departing from Cologne to Nijmegen leaves at 5: 10 PM. The last train departing from Cologne to Nijmegen leaves at 5: 10 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Nijmegen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Cologne to Nijmegen train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains between Cologne and Nijmegen to cost on average $27 (€22) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Nijmegen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Nijmegen
Köln Hbf
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