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from Cologne to Leeuwarden

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Is cross-border travel to Leeuwarden, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Leeuwarden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leeuwarden if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Leeuwarden, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/25/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Cologne and Leeuwarden.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Cologne, Germany from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 11/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Leeuwarden.

How do I travel from Cologne to Leeuwarden?

Travel Cologne to Leeuwarden by train.

What is the fastest way to travel between Cologne and Leeuwarden?

A train is the fastest way to get to Leeuwarden from Cologne with an average travel time for this journey around 4 h 4 min.

How many miles from Cologne to Leeuwarden would I travel?

The distance from Cologne to Leeuwarden is approximately 163 miles (263 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cologne to Leeuwarden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Leeuwarden:

  • Trains from Cologne to Leeuwarden most often leave from Köln Hbf and arrive in Leeuwarden.
Who can get me from Cologne to Leeuwarden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Leeuwarden, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Leeuwarden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Leeuwarden tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Leeuwarden?
Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Leeuwarden often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leeuwarden and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Cologne to Leeuwarden tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Cologne to Leeuwarden, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $23 (€19) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Leeuwarden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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