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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 07m
Trains per day8
Fare range€15.00 - €183.00
Distance214km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at03:27
Last train departs at22:15
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 42m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationAmsterdam-Centraal

Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:41
15:28
Köln Hbf
Amsterdam-Centraal
2h 47m
Direct
12:42
16:44
Köln Hbf
Amsterdam-Centraal
4h 02m
1 change
12:49
16:35
Köln Hbf
Amsterdam-Centraal
3h 46m
2 changes
13:25
17:05
Köln Hbf
Amsterdam-Centraal
3h 40m
3 changes
14:44
17:28
Köln Hbf
Amsterdam-Centraal
2h 44m
Direct

Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal on Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Deutsche Bahn

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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

DB ICE Train

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal train prices

Train tickets from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal start at €15.30 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal start at €43.49 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
€43.49
14 days
in advance
€45.65
Avg. single price
On the day
€63.02
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Amsterdam-Centraal is 4 hours and 7 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 42 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 36 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal departs at 03:27. The last train from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal departs at 22:15. 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.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Amsterdam-Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Köln Hbf.
**Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/01/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 15/10/2018 for travel on 16/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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