Amsterdam to Cologne

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Cheapest trips from Amsterdam to Cologne

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Bus
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Flights
Today
6 trains from $41
Tomorrow
45 trains from $35
Fri, Jul 19
44 trains from $35
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
Jul 17
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$1527Turkish Airlines
Thu
Jul 18
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Fri
Jul 19
$35Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$483Eurowings
Sat
Jul 20
$41Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$311Swiss
Sun
Jul 21
$29Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$329openskies
Mon
Jul 22
$29Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$106Germanwings
Tue
Jul 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$22Eurolines France
$106Eurowings
Wed
Jul 24
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$118Eurowings
Thu
Jul 25
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$130Germanwings
Fri
Jul 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$259Eurowings
Sat
Jul 27
$29Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$313Swiss
Sun
Jul 28
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
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Mon
Jul 29
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$106Germanwings
Tue
Jul 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$307tarom
Wed
Jul 31
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$118Eurowings
Thu
Aug 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$106Germanwings
Fri
Aug 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$118Eurowings
Sat
Aug 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$298Swiss
Sun
Aug 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$270openskies
Mon
Aug 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$118Germanwings
Tue
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$106Eurowings

Travel from Amsterdam to Cologne: Journey Details

People traveling from Amsterdam to Cologne can take a bus, catch a Deutsche Bahn train or take a quick flight straight to Cologne. The fastest way to travel is probably flying, although taking a train can get you there in just 4 hours, and buses aren't that much slower, while car pooling services from Bla Bla Car can be quicker still.

Return trips from Cologne to Amsterdam are also available.

Buses from Amsterdam to Cologne

Eurolines, Megabus, Semitimes and Regiojet all provide daily direct buses from Amsterdam to Cologne. Every day, there are 4 direct buses, and all of them leave in early afternoon between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The fastest buses take 5 hours 15 minutes, while some services take 7 hours, so there is quite a lot of variation. There are also indirect Flixbus buses that take 4 hours to reach Cologne with a stop in Leverkusen.

Trains from Amsterdam to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn operates frequent trains from Amsterdam to Cologne. Trains start departing as early as 5:20 a.m. and continue to leave almost every hour until a final departure at 8:30 p.m. There are no direct services to Cologne from Amsterdam and a change in Arnhem is usually required. Even then, the journey time is only around 3 hours with the change included.

Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne

KLM operates direct flights from Amsterdam to Cologne. The earliest flight leaves Amsterdam at 6:50 a.m. and there are four other departures throughout the day, concluding with a 4:50 p.m. take off time. All flights take 50 minutes to reach their destination, but when transit times are factored in, this can rise to around 4 hours, door to door.

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Best fares from Amsterdam to Cologne

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Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
20:303h 45m00:15
AmsterdamCologne
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Deutsche Bahn
05:454h 4m09:49
AmsterdamCologne
Fri, Jul 19
Flight
Eurowings
06:155h11:15
AmsterdamCologne
Fastest Way to Travel from Amsterdam to Cologne
Sat, Aug 31
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:382h 37m07:15
AmsterdamCologne
Fri, Aug 30
Train
Deutsche Bahn
12:382h 40m15:18
AmsterdamCologne
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn
05:382h 54m08:32
AmsterdamCologne
Return Journeys from Cologne to Amsterdam
Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
14:554h 15m19:10
CologneAmsterdam
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:104h 25m06:35
CologneAmsterdam
Fri, Jul 19
Flight
pegasus
00:1511h 40m11:55
CologneAmsterdam

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Amsterdam
Cologne
BusAmsterdam City Centre

Amenities

FlightAmsterdam-Schiphol

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Refreshments
Wifi
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
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TrainAmsterdam Centraal

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54
Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43
Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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