Cologne to Amsterdam

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Today
8 trains from $54
Tomorrow
46 trains from $35
Fri, Jul 19
46 trains from $29
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Wed
Jul 17
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$744Turkish Airlines
Thu
Jul 18
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$153Germanwings
Fri
Jul 19
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$446pegasus
Sat
Jul 20
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$392Eurowings
Sun
Jul 21
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$318Eurowings
Mon
Jul 22
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22Eurolines France
$325Eurowings
Tue
Jul 23
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$254Eurowings
Wed
Jul 24
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$254Eurowings
Thu
Jul 25
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$200Germanwings
Fri
Jul 26
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$283Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jul 27
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$210Eurowings
Sun
Jul 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$289Eurowings
Mon
Jul 29
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$342Germanwings
Tue
Jul 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$231Swiss
Wed
Jul 31
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$254Eurowings
Thu
Aug 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$118Germanwings
Fri
Aug 2
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$210Eurowings
Sat
Aug 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$199Eurowings
Sun
Aug 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$153Germanwings
Mon
Aug 5
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
$118Germanwings
Tue
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23Deutsche Bahn
$118Germanwings

How to Travel from Cologne to Amsterdam

The distance between Cologne and Amsterdam is 263 kilometers. Numerous transport options will ensure a safe and quick trip between the two cities. Public transportation options include train, city bus, and air travel. Bus travel is an affordable and fast option. High-speed trains will arrive at your destination in under 3 hours, and are also affordable.

Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam | Buses from Cologne to Amsterdam | Flights from Cologne to Amsterdam

Cologne to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€23

3:55 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€29

2:50 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€262

0:50 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam?

Cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from either Köln ZOB (central bus station) or Köln Flughafen (airport) and take at least 4 hours to arrive at Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station. Over 10 buses travel from Berlin to Amsterdam per day, with the first bus departing Cologne at 2:50 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Cologne to Amsterdam include Flixbus, RegioJet, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam; however, when travel time to and from Cologne and Amsterdam's airporst is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed train is actually the fastest way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam. Flights depart from either Cologne/Bonn airport or Düsseldorf airport and arrive at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after approximately 50 minutes of flight time. Usually 5 direct flights travel from Cologne to Amsterdam per day, with the first flight departing Cologne at 11:30 a.m. KLM is the main airline that offers direct flights from Cologne to Amsterdam.


Most popular way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Cologne to Amsterdam. Taking a train is at least an hour faster than traveling from Cologne to Amsterdam by bus and approximately 1½ hours faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Cologne and Amsterdam's airports is taken into consideration. Rrains traveling from Cologne to Amsterdam depart from Köln Haupbahnhof and take at least 2:50 h tro arrive at Amsterdam's Centraal train station. Approximately 8 direct Deutsche Bahn trains travel from Cologne to Amsterdam per day, with the first train departing Cologne at approximately 6:30 a.m.


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Best fares from Cologne to Amsterdam

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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
Fastest Way to Travel from Cologne to Amsterdam
Thu, Jul 25
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Mon, Jul 29
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Thu, Aug 1
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Return Journeys from Amsterdam to Cologne
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

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Amsterdam
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