Cheap train tickets from The Hague to Cologne

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How much are train tickets from The Hague to Cologne?

Lowest Price$21.93
Fastest2h 47m
Daily Schedules99
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from The Hague to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from The Hague to Cologne is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from The Hague to Cologne was $43.56. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.48 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from The Hague to Cologne?

The distance between The Hague and Cologne is approximately 138.67 miles, or 223.11 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 47 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from The Hague to Cologne?

On Thursday trains from The Hague to Cologne are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between The Hague to Cologne

Typically there are 99 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between The Hague to Cologne, usually offering 76 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from The Hague to Cologne, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from The Hague to Cologne, which start at $17.62.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from The Hague to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from The Hague to Cologne start from $21.93, and on average cost $44.88. Daily there are 76 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in The Hague leaves from Prins Bernhardviaduct and 4 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From The Hague to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 41 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $53.66 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
$44.88

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from The Hague to Cologne start from $21.93, and on average cost $51.70. Daily there are 22 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in The Hague leaves from Den Haag Ypenburg and 4 other stations. And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From The Hague to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $55.32 for a one-way train ticket to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
$51.70
There are 5 different stations that serve train trips to Cologne that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in The Hague are:
  • Prins Bernhardviaduct
  • Den Haag Laan van Nieuw Oost Indie
  • Den Haag Ypenburg
  • Bus Station
  • Den Haag Moerwijk
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Cologne. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Cologne:
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12