Trains Amsterdam to Cologne
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- About 25 trains per day from Amsterdam to Cologne
- Fastest journey is 12 hours 43 minutes (changes: 2)
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- Distance: 840 km
- Fastest route: 12 hours 43 minutes
- Number of trains: 25
- Changes: 2
- First train: 00:02
- Last train: 23:02
- Trains operator(s): Deutsche Bahn (DB)
- Fare range: €75 - €380
- From price: €75
Book your train journey from Amsterdam to Cologne in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Amsterdam to Cologne start from €75!
Every day 25 trains run between Amsterdam and Cologne. The distance is 840 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 12 hours 43 minutes.
The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is €75 - €380.
Train times / timetable
Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Amsterdam to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn (DB), the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.
Deutsche Bahn (DB)
Deutsche Bahn is the name of the national railways in Germany. The HQ is based in Frankfurt and the company is noted at the stock market.
The high speed train of the Deutsche Bahn is the ICE International, one of the most convenient trains in Europe which run between all major cities in Germany. The ICE has also connections to all major cities in neighboring countries.
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Railway station Amsterdam, Amsterdam Central
Amsterdam Centraal is the name of the main station in Amsterdam and is located in the centre. You can walk from the station to the canals, Dam Square and to other major attractions.
If you want to go to the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh museum which are located at the other side of the centre you can walk for of about 30 minutes, take a tram or the newly opened underground. You can also easily rent a bike.
- Wifi: yes, available throughout the station
- Lockers: yes, available 24h
- Restaurants: yes
- Parking: yes, paid, but not recommended! (Park your car for free at Diemen or Halfweg station)
To the city centre
- Walking: 10 minutes (to the Dam, the central square)
- Bike: OV Bike
- Subway: 2 minutes to the Rokin stop. It's superfast.
- Tram: 10 minutes
- Bus: don't take it. It's not going to the centre.
- Taxi: yes. Including Uber.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to travel from Amsterdam to Cologne?
The average travel time between Amsterdam and Cologne is 12 hours 43 minutes. On average 25 trains per day run between Amsterdam and Cologne. The first train is leaving Amsterdam at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne start from €75.
How much does it cost to take the train from Amsterdam to Cologne?
The train fares for tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne start from €75. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.
How do I get from Amsterdam to Cologne?
On average 25 trains per day run between Amsterdam and Cologne. The number of changes on this route is 2. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Amsterdam to Cologne start from €75.
How long is the train ride from Amsterdam to Cologne?
The average travel time between Amsterdam and Cologne is 12 hours 43 minutes. Every day 25 runs between Amsterdam and Cologne and the number of changes is 2. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.
How far is Amsterdam from Cologne by train?
The distance between Amsterdam and Cologne is 840 kilometers. The average travel time is 12 hours 43 minutes and there are approximately 25 trains per day running between Amsterdam and Cologne. The first train leaves from Amsterdam at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.
Which trains run from Amsterdam to Cologne?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Amsterdam and Cologne: Deutsche Bahn (DB). The average travel time is 12 hours 43 minutes, the distance is 840 kilometers and fares start from €75.
How to buy cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne?
Book your train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Amsterdam and Cologne are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne start from €75.
Do prices go down for trains Amsterdam to Cologne?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Amsterdam and Cologne on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.
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