How to travel from Leeuwarden to Cologne

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Travel Information from Leeuwarden to Cologne

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 6 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) to Cologne from 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 $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leeuwarden to Cologne.

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

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 to Cologne from Leeuwarden.

The current restriction level for returning to Leeuwarden, Netherlands from Germany is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Leeuwarden, 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Leeuwarden from Cologne here.

There are 3 ways to travel from Leeuwarden to Cologne including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Cologne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€23) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A train is generally $19 (€17) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $45 (€40) from Leeuwarden to Cologne.

Taking a train is about $6 (€5) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $32 (€28) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Leeuwarden is by train, which takes on average 3 h 58 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 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Cologne by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Cologne is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Leeuwarden.

The average frequency per day from Leeuwarden to Cologne is:

  • Around 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Leeuwarden and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can travel from Leeuwarden to Cologne by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€40) with Flixbus from Leeuwarden to Cologne.
  • You can take a train from Leeuwarden to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $26 (€23) with Deutsche Bahn from Leeuwarden to Cologne.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeuwarden to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeuwarden and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $45 (€40) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $32 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $26 (€23) one way on average.

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

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