Cologne to Amsterdam by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cologne to Amsterdam by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Amsterdam take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 214 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Amsterdam.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Amsterdam?
Direct trains from Cologne to Amsterdam have been found.
We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Amsterdam every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Amsterdam?
The Cologne to Amsterdam train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Amsterdam train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 06:26 and the last train is around 20:42.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:18, and the last at 20:42.
What's the Cologne to Amsterdam train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Amsterdam are $22.37.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $45. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cologne to Amsterdam train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Amsterdam by train.
Help with booking alerts
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Amsterdam?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Amsterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Amsterdam to Cologne by train