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22 trains from $47
Tomorrow
47 trains from $35
Fri, May 31
48 trains from $23
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
May 25
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$351Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
May 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$175Germanwings
Mon
May 27
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$230pegasus
Tue
May 28
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$128Germanwings
Wed
May 29
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Eurolines France
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Thu
May 30
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$270Eurowings
Fri
May 31
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Eurolines France
$254Eurowings
Sat
Jun 1
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$286Eurowings
Sun
Jun 2
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$256Germanwings
Mon
Jun 3
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$256Germanwings
Tue
Jun 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$117Germanwings
Wed
Jun 5
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$128Eurowings
Thu
Jun 6
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$280Germanwings
Fri
Jun 7
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$21Eurolines Switzerland
$215pegasus
Sat
Jun 8
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$20Flixbus
$210Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Mon
Jun 10
$29Deutsche Bahn
$21Eurolines Switzerland
$152Germanwings
Tue
Jun 11
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$117Germanwings
Wed
Jun 12
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$117Eurowings
Thu
Jun 13
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines France
$105Germanwings
Fri
Jun 14
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Eurolines France
$117Germanwings

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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Mon, May 27
Bus
Eurolines France
09:459h 45m19:30
CologneAmsterdam
Mon, May 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:254h 10m06:35
CologneAmsterdam
Mon, May 27
Flight
pegasus
05:4514h 30m20:15
CologneAmsterdam
Fastest Way to Travel from Cologne to Amsterdam
Mon, Jun 3
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Thu, Jun 6
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Mon, Jun 10
Flight
Germanwings
13:403h 15m16:55
CologneAmsterdam
Return Journeys from Amsterdam to Cologne
Mon, May 27
Bus
Eurolines France
12:006h 25m18:25
AmsterdamCologne
Mon, May 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn
17:404h 10m21:50
AmsterdamCologne
Mon, May 27
Flight
Tuifly
06:153h 5m09:20
AmsterdamCologne
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Amsterdam
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