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Travel Information between Cologne and Zwolle

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $23
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 4 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 115 miles (185 km) between Cologne and Zwolle. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Zwolle.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Cologne, Germany and Zwolle, Netherlands allowed?

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Zwolle, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zwolle from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zwolle, Netherlands from Cologne?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zwolle, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Zwolle closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Zwolle, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Zwolle, Netherlands?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Zwolle?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Zwolle here.

How do I travel from Cologne to Zwolle?

You can travel to Zwolle from Cologne 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Cologne to Zwolle the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Zwolle is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Zwolle:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Zwolle, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Zwolle?

The fastest way from Cologne to Zwolle is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 14 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zwolle that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

How far is Zwolle from Cologne?

Zwolle is approximately 115 miles (185 km) away from Cologne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cologne to Zwolle?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Zwolle is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and in Zwolle?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Zwolle:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Zwolle, Stationsplein / Oosterlaan (Station Zwolle).
  • Most travelers board their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Zwolle Stadshagen.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cologne to Zwolle?

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

  • You can travel to Zwolle from Cologne by bus with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Zwolle.
  • You can go to Zwolle from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Zwolle on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Cologne to Zwolle?

Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Zwolle don't make Zwolle their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zwolle are Amsterdam, Groningen or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zwolle to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Cologne to Zwolle tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $23 (€19) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $23 (€19) one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Zwolle 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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