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Train Information to Schiphol from Cologne

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Schiphol cover the 133 miles (214 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Schiphol Airport.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and Schiphol?

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Schiphol, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Schiphol from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Schiphol, 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 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Schiphol from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands by train?

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

Is my return train into Cologne from Schiphol 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 Schiphol?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Schiphol closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance between Cologne and Schiphol by train?
The distance to Schiphol from Cologne by train is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
How long is the train ride from Cologne to Schiphol?
The train time to Schiphol from Cologne is on average 2 h 45 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Schiphol by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Schiphol?

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

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Schiphol train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Schiphol Airport and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (243 m) from the train station to the city center in Schiphol.

How many trains per day are there between Cologne and Schiphol?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Schiphol is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Schiphol
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Köln Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Köln Hbf for your journey to Schiphol from Cologne.
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