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Travel Information between Zwolle and Cologne

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 3 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 115 miles (185 km) by train to Cologne from Zwolle. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Zwolle to Cologne.

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FAQs

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Zwolle to Cologne?

International travel from Zwolle, 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 Zwolle?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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 1/16/22; 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 to Cologne from Zwolle.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zwolle, 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 Zwolle 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 Zwolle, 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 1/13/22. 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 Zwolle from Cologne here.

How do I reach Cologne from Zwolle?

You can get from Zwolle to Cologne by train.

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

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Zwolle to Cologne. It takes on average 3 h 52 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Zwolle and Cologne?

The distance is approximately 115 miles (185 km) from Zwolle to Cologne.

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

The average frequency per day from Zwolle to Cologne is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Cologne from Zwolle, what are the departure and arrival points in Zwolle and Cologne?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Zwolle Stadshagen and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zwolle to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zwolle to Cologne tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zwolle to Cologne?

Your trip from Zwolle 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 Zwolle 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 purchase a ticket from Zwolle to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.

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

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