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Journey Information

Cologne to Amsterdam coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£11.86
Shortest Duration3h 55m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Cologne to Amsterdam right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £19.85 was the low point for coach fares from Cologne to Amsterdam. Coaches from Amsterdam to Cologne are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £19.85 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £9.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 5 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 133 miles (214 kilometers) from Cologne, NW to Amsterdam, NH. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Cologne to Amsterdam at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Cologne?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Cologne to Amsterdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Cologne to Amsterdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from North Rhine-Westphalia to North Holland without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cologne to Amsterdam; ticket prices start at £37.17.

What coach companies travel from Cologne to Amsterdam?

There is one coach company that operates from Cologne to Amsterdam. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus35h 46m£24.46

Where does the coach leave from in Cologne?

Coaches to Amsterdam leave from multiple locations in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Leverkusen
  • Wickenpfädchen 11
  • Cologne Central Station

Where does the coach arrive in Amsterdam?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Amsterdam, North Holland:

  • Sloterdijk Station Piarcoplein
  • Hoogoorddreef 54

Price trends for coaches from Cologne to Amsterdam

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12NovDec

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

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