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|Avg. journey time||17h 28m|
|Fare range||€75.00 - €380.00|
|Train operators||ABR, SBB CFF FFS, DB, erb, Meridian, Trenord|
|First train departs at||06:38|
|Last train departs at||22:48|
|Fastest route||12h 43m|
The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass) from the city of departure or arrival).
The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.
NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.
Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).
The average journey time between Amsterdam and Cologne is 17 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 12 hours and 43 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 22 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Amsterdam to Cologne departs at 06:38. The last train from Amsterdam to Cologne departs at 22:48. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
No, it is not possible to travel from Amsterdam to Cologne without having to change trains. To travel from Amsterdam to Cologne will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.