Cologne to Amsterdam

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Today
24 trains from $46
Tomorrow
49 trains from $29
Fri, Sep 27
48 trains from $23
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Thu
Sep 19
$46Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Sep 20
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
Sun
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Bla Bla Bus
Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Thu
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 28
$20Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
Sun
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$19Eurolines France
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus

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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