Cologne to Nijmegen train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Nijmegen

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

19

Average

26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne3h11 10:22PMNijmegen
0 transfers
191One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:56AMCologne2h18 06:14AMNijmegen
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:59AMCologne3h23 05:22AMNijmegen
0 transfers
231One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
03:41PMCologne2h51 06:32PMNijmegen
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:39AMCologne3h04 09:43AMNijmegen
0 transfers
281One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Nijmegen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18
Deutsche Bahn
01:59AMCologne3h23 05:22AMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn
03:56AMCologne2h18 06:14AMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn
06:39AMCologne3h04 09:43AMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
03:41PMCologne2h51 06:32PMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:47PMCologne3h12 09:59PMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne3h11 10:22PMNijmegen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:33PMCologne3h16 11:49PMNijmegen
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Nijmegen

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

3 h 2 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

127 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Cologne for Nijmegen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:56AMCologne2h18 06:14AMNijmegen
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
03:41PMCologne2h51 06:32PMNijmegen
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:39AMCologne3h04 09:43AMNijmegen
0 transfers
281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:11PMCologne3h11 10:22PMNijmegen
0 transfers
191One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:47PMCologne3h12 09:59PMNijmegen
0 transfers
331One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Nijmegen

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Nijmegen cover the 78 miles (126 km) long route taking on average 2 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Nijmegen.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Nijmegen trains

Find the best trains from Cologne to Nijmegen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $21 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Nijmegen from Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Cologne to Nijmegen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Nijmegen

Travel by train to Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Netherlands from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is fully open 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 Nijmegen, Netherlands?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Nijmegen from Cologne as this information can change.

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/16/22. 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.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Nijmegen to cost as little as $21 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
The Cologne to Nijmegen train ticket price is on average $26 (€23)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The distance to Nijmegen from Cologne by train is approximately 78 miles (126 km).
On average the Cologne to Nijmegen train travel time is 2 h 18 min  for the 78 miles (126 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Nijmegen from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Nijmegen, Nijmegen Goffert and Nijmegen Lent.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Nijmegen.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Nijmegen, called Nijmegen, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Cologne to Nijmegen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Nijmegen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cologne to Nijmegen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Nijmegen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Cologne to Nijmegen at 4: 41 AM. The last train from Cologne to Nijmegen that you can take departs at 8: 33 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Nijmegen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Nijmegen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Nijmegen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Nijmegen
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 Nijmegen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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