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Deutsche Bahn Cologne – Amsterdam

Find the best trains between Cologne and Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from €19. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Cologne and Amsterdam in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Cologne and Amsterdam on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Amsterdam is 133 miles (214 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Amsterdam start at €19.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Cologne to Amsterdam
Travel by train to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Amsterdam from Cologne?

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 7/28/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Amsterdam?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/30/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Amsterdam.

How much do cheap trains between Cologne and Amsterdam cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Amsterdam from Cologne for the next 7 days starting from €19  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam is €21  one way.
What is the distance by train from Cologne to Amsterdam?
You should expect to travel around 133 miles (214 km)  from Cologne to Amsterdam by train.
How long is the train from Cologne to Amsterdam?
The Cologne to Amsterdam train duration is on average 2 h 44 min, which is to be expected when travelling 133 miles (214 km) between Cologne and Amsterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Cologne goes to Amsterdam? Which train station do I come into Amsterdam from Cologne?

When taking the train to Amsterdam from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Centraal.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Amsterdam from Cologne?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Amsterdam, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Amsterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Cologne to Amsterdam? When is the last train from Cologne to Amsterdam?
The first train from Cologne to Amsterdam leaves at 04: 41   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 09. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Amsterdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy Cologne Amsterdam train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Amsterdam is on average €21 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Amsterdam from Cologne available a few months in advance.
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Cologne
Amsterdam
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