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Train Information to Cologne from Groningen

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€22)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Groningen to Cologne cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Groningen and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Groningen and Cologne in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip between Groningen and Cologne on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Groningen to Cologne is 158 miles (255 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Groningen to Cologne 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 Groningen to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne 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 Groningen to Cologne.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Groningen to Cologne?

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

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Groningen?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Groningen as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Groningen, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Groningen, Netherlands from Cologne is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Groningen 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Groningen, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Groningen from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Cologne from Groningen cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Groningen to Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $24 (€19)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket from Groningen to Cologne?
The train price to Cologne from Groningen is on average $27 (€22)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Groningen and Cologne by train?
You should expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km)  between Groningen and Cologne by train.
How many hours is the train time from Groningen to Cologne?
On average the Groningen to Cologne train time is 4 h 54 min  covering the 158 miles (255 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Groningen and arrival train station in Cologne?

When departing from Groningen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Groningen, Groningen Noord and Groningen Europapark. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

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

Where is the train station in Groningen? Where is the train station in Cologne?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Groningen and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

What train providers go from Groningen to Cologne?
When taking a train from Groningen to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Groningen to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Groningen to Cologne? What time is the last train from Groningen to Cologne?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Groningen at 5: 05 AM. The last train leaves from Groningen at 9: 26 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Groningen to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Groningen to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Groningen to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Groningen to Cologne a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Groningen
Cologne
Groningen
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Groningen Europapark
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Groningen Noord
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