The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cologne to Rotterdam will cost around $ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.
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3 h 9 m
3 h 28 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Rotterdam without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 42 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$24|
|Trains depart from:||Cologne|
|Trains arrive in:||Rotterdam|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
Trains taking passengers from Cologne to the Dutch port of Rotterdam usually depart from Cologne Central Station. Five to six connections per day start at the Messe/Deutz train station.
Travelers can travel by train from Cologne to Rotterdam if they use the Deutsche Bahn connections. Trains from Abellio train run from Duisburg to Arnhem. The Westbahn runs between Mönchengladbach and Venlo.
The fastest train from Cologne to Rotterdam leaves from Messe/Deutz station. With a transfer in Utrecht, passengers need about 3 hours 12 minutes. Other transfer points include Breda, 's-Hertogenbosch and Duisburg.
From Cologne there are between 57 and 60 train connections to Rotterdam every weekday. The trains leave the Rhine metropolis up to four times per hour.
Central station Cologne. Directly at the main exit you enter the city center of Cologne. The cathedral is only a few meters away. Several trams and buses stop at the bus station Breslauer Platz/Hbf.
Hauptbahnhof Rotterdam. The station Rotterdam Centraal borders directly on the pedestrian zone. From here trams, buses and underground trains go to the different city districts.