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Train Information from Schiphol to Cologne

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Schiphol to Cologne cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Schiphol Airport and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Trains from Schiphol to Cologne
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Schiphol, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany allowed?

Travel between Schiphol, 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 Schiphol?

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?

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 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Schiphol to Cologne before traveling.

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

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

Is my return train into Schiphol 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 Schiphol, 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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Schiphol from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Schiphol to Cologne?
Train tickets between Schiphol and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Schiphol to Cologne?
The train price from Schiphol to Cologne is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Schiphol to Cologne by train?
The distance from Schiphol to Cologne by train is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
What is the Schiphol to Cologne train travel time?
The train time to Cologne from Schiphol is on average 3 h 4 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Schiphol and Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Schiphol goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Schiphol?

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Schiphol Airport 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 time is the earliest train from Schiphol to Cologne? What time is the last train from Schiphol to Cologne?
The first Schiphol to Cologne train departs at 8: 19 AM   and the last train from Schiphol to Cologne leaves at 8: 19 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Schiphol to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets between Schiphol and Cologne to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Schiphol to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Schiphol and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Köln Hbf
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