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from Eindhoven to Cologne

You can get from Eindhoven to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Eindhoven to Cologne on Dec 1 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMEindhoven2h40 07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$81One-way
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05:00PMEindhoven2h40 07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$81One-way

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Wed
Dec 1
$24Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 3
$24Deutsche Bahn
$11STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 4
$24Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 5
$24Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 6
$24Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Dec 7
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$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 8
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$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 11
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$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Dec 14
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$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 15
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 16
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 17
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 18
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$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 19
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 20
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

How to get from Eindhoven to Cologne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Eindhoven to Cologne, 56,49% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Eindhoven to Cologne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 11/29/21; 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 from Eindhoven to Cologne.

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

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Eindhoven 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Eindhoven, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands 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 11/29/21. 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 Eindhoven from Cologne here.

What are the ways to get from Eindhoven to Cologne?

There are 2 travel options from Eindhoven to Cologne: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Cologne from Eindhoven?

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Eindhoven is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

Taking a bus is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Eindhoven to Cologne?

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Eindhoven is by train, which takes on average 2 h 31 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 2 h 40 min.

What is the distance between Eindhoven and Cologne?

The distance is approximately 73 miles (117 km) from Eindhoven to Cologne.

How many services a day are there between Eindhoven and Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Eindhoven to Cologne is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Eindhoven and Cologne as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Eindhoven, Centraal and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains from Eindhoven to Cologne most often leave from Eindhoven and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Eindhoven to Cologne?

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

  • You can take a bus from Eindhoven to Cologne with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $11 (€9) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Eindhoven to Cologne.
  • You can take a train from Eindhoven to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Eindhoven to Cologne.
Is there a direct service to Cologne from Eindhoven?

Yes, there are direct routes from Eindhoven to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Cologne with.

Direct services to Cologne 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 journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Eindhoven to Cologne?
Your trip from Eindhoven to Cologne doesn't have to end in Cologne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Eindhoven to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!
When should I buy a ticket from Eindhoven to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $11 (€9) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $23 (€19) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Eindhoven to Cologne 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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