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traveling from Amsterdam to Cologne by train

Cheapest price$22.62
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day142
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Amsterdam to Cologne?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Amsterdam to Cologne is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Amsterdam to Cologne were $22.62. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $11.39 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Amsterdam to Cologne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Amsterdam to Cologne by train is at 7:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4:00 AM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Amsterdam to Cologne?

On average there are 142 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company has the most options for departures from Amsterdam to Cologne, with an average of 71 trips per day and 335 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Amsterdam to Cologne. Of the 142 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Amsterdam start at $21.49.

train lines that run from Amsterdam to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company operates, on average, 71 train schedule(s) from Amsterdam to Cologne. The average Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Cologne costs $53.33. Cheap Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets to Cologne are available on Wanderu starting from $22.62. In Amsterdam, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs from Amsterdam Lelylaan and 5 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 4 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 69 trips per day and you could expect to pay $52.53 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
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Avg. Time
4h 37m
Avg. Price
$53.33

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn operates, on average, 63 train schedule(s) from Amsterdam to Cologne. The average Deutsche Bahn ticket to Cologne costs $50.68. Cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets to Cologne are available on Wanderu starting from $22.62. In Amsterdam, Deutsche Bahn departs from Amsterdam RAI and 5 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 58 trips per day and you could expect to pay $53.10 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn
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Avg. Time
3h 50m
Avg. Price
$50.68

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express operates, on average, 6 train schedule(s) from Amsterdam to Cologne. The average DB Intercity-Express ticket to Cologne costs $57.93. Cheap DB Intercity-Express tickets to Cologne are available on Wanderu starting from $22.94. In Amsterdam, DB Intercity-Express departs from Amsterdam Centraal and 1 other station. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 2 hours and 46 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity-Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $61.87 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

DB Intercity-Express
DB Intercity-Express
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Avg. Time
2h 46m
Avg. Price
$57.93

DB Intercity

DB Intercity operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from Amsterdam to Cologne. The average DB Intercity ticket to Cologne costs $24.68. Cheap DB Intercity tickets to Cologne are available on Wanderu starting from $22.68. In Amsterdam, DB Intercity departs from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and 5 other stations. In Cologne, DB Intercity arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 5 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $34.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

DB Intercity
DB Intercity
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Meal
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Avg. Time
5h 56m
Avg. Price
$24.68

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 6 stations that have train departures from Amsterdam. Most train trips to Cologne will depart from Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid, Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Science Park.
  • Amsterdam RAI
  • Amsterdam Lelylaan
  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  • Amsterdam Zuid
  • Amsterdam Centraal
  • Amsterdam Science Park
Train trips arrive in Cologne at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Central Station are the main train stations in Cologne for trips arriving from Amsterdam.
  • Central Station