Leiden to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Leiden to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

7

Distance

218 km

Cheap train tickets from Leiden to start from $32 with an average ticket price of $57.

The fastest train from Leiden to takes 3h 14m in comparison to an average duration of 4h and covers a distance of 218 km.

7 trains that leave Leiden for every day with 7 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
09:01AM3h14
Leiden
12:15PMCologne
$321One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:23AM4h12
Leiden
11:35AMCologne
$641One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:30AM4h05
Leiden
12:35PMCologne
$641One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:31AM4h04
Leiden
11:35AMCologne
$641One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:31AM4h04
Leiden
03:35PMCologne
$641One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Leiden to Cologne

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€47)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH

Trains from Leiden to Cologne cover the 135 miles (217 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Leiden Centraal and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH from Leiden to Cologne trains

For as little as $23 (€20) you can travel by train from Leiden to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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 between Leiden and 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Leiden to Cologne train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Leiden to Cologne

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Leiden to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Leiden to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Leiden 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 Leiden to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leiden to Cologne can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leiden to Cologne is $54 (€47); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Cologne from Leiden is on average 3 h 16 min   for the 135 mile (217 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Leiden to Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leiden to Cologne leaves at 6: 01 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leiden to Cologne leaves at 6: 23 PM.
For the best Leiden to Cologne train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Leiden and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 23 PM.

When departing from Leiden, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leiden Centraal, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cologne from Leiden is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Leiden to Cologne by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Leiden to Cologne including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Leiden and Cologne

Leiden
Cologne
Leiden Centraal is the most popular Leiden 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 Leiden for your trip to Cologne.
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Leiden LammenschansParkingATMAccessibility
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