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You can get from Cologne to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$21 - $23|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $21 (€18) • 4 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $23 (€19) • 2 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus or train to travel 126 miles (203 km) from Cologne to Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Rotterdam.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Netherlands:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 1/13/22. 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 Rotterdam.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Rotterdam: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Rotterdam from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€18).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Rotterdam:
A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $23 (€19) from Cologne to Rotterdam.
The fastest way to get to Rotterdam from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.
Other travel options to Rotterdam can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min of travel time.
Rotterdam is approximately 126 miles (203 km) away from Cologne.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Rotterdam:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Rotterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Rotterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Rotterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Rotterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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