How to travel from Cologne to Leeuwarden

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Travel Information to Leeuwarden from Cologne

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€19) • 3 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€19) • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 163 miles (263 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Cologne to Leeuwarden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Leeuwarden.

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Travel between Cologne, Germany and Leeuwarden, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leeuwarden from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 9/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Cologne to Leeuwarden.

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/25/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel to Leeuwarden from Cologne including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Leeuwarden is by taking a train with an average price of $20 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Leeuwarden:

A train is $19 (€18) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Leeuwarden costing on average $39 (€37).

A train is generally $33 (€31) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $53 (€50) from Cologne to Leeuwarden.

The fastest way to get to Leeuwarden from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 58 min.

Other travel options to Leeuwarden can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Leeuwarden is:

  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Cologne to Leeuwarden as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Leeuwarden:

  • You can go to Leeuwarden from Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $39 (€37) with Flixbus from Cologne to Leeuwarden on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Cologne to Leeuwarden with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Cologne to Leeuwarden.
Your trip from Cologne to Leeuwarden doesn't have to end in Leeuwarden. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek to your Cologne to Leeuwarden tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeuwarden today!

When planning your trip from Cologne to Leeuwarden, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $39 (€37) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $53 (€50) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€19) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Leeuwarden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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