Amsterdam to Cologne

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15 trains from $41
Tomorrow
43 trains from $52
Fri, Sep 27
55 trains from $23
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Thu
Sep 19
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$444pegasus
Fri
Sep 20
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Sat
Sep 21
$29Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$305Swiss
Sun
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Bla Bla Bus
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Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$221Tuifly
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
$72openskies
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
$73openskies
Thu
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
$78openskies
Fri
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$105Eurowings
Sat
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$251Swiss
Sun
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$330pegasus
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
$102openskies
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Wed
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Thu
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Bla Bla Bus
$313pegasus
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$430pegasus
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$164openskies
Sun
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$405pegasus
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$221Tuifly
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$105Eurowings
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$105Eurowings

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

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FlightAmsterdam-Schiphol

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TrainAmsterdam Centraal

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