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Overview: Train from Leeuwarden to Cologne

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Leeuwarden to Cologne cover the 163 miles (263 km) long route taking on average 9 h 24 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 journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeuwarden and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn between Leeuwarden and Cologne

You can travel by train between Leeuwarden and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $22 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 163 miles (263 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Leeuwarden to Cologne. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Leeuwarden to Cologne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Leeuwarden to Cologne you can pay as low as $22 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Leeuwarden to Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeuwarden to Cologne

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Leeuwarden, Netherlands to Cologne, Germany?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Netherlands?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Leeuwarden?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • 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?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Leeuwarden and Cologne before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Leeuwarden is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands 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?

What are the 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 Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 1/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Leeuwarden from Cologne here.

How much do cheap trains from Leeuwarden to Cologne cost?

Train tickets between Leeuwarden and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Cologne from Leeuwarden?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leeuwarden to Cologne train to cost on average $22 (€19)  one way.

How far is it from Leeuwarden to Cologne by train?

The train distance from Leeuwarden to Cologne is around 163 miles (263 km).

What is the Leeuwarden to Cologne train travel time?

On average the Leeuwarden to Cologne train time is 9 h 24 min  covering the 163 miles (263 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Leeuwarden to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Leeuwarden do I arrive in?

Some of the Leeuwarden train stations to Cologne you can start your journey from include Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden Camminghaburen and Leeuwarden Achter d Hoven. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cologne include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeuwarden   and arriving in Köln Hbf.

Where do I find the Leeuwarden train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeuwarden, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Leeuwarden to Cologne?

For the route from Leeuwarden to Cologne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Leeuwarden and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there to Cologne from Leeuwarden?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Leeuwarden to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Leeuwarden to Cologne?

The earliest train departing from Leeuwarden to Cologne leaves at 7: 17 AM. The last train departing from Leeuwarden to Cologne leaves at 10: 24 PM. You can find the latest Leeuwarden to Cologne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Cologne from Leeuwarden for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Leeuwarden to Cologne is on average $22 (€19) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Leeuwarden to Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeuwarden
Cologne
Leeuwarden is the most popular Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden for your trip to Cologne.