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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 47m
Fare range€10.00 - €183.00
Distance215km
Train operatorsABR, connexxion, DB, ERB, regiojet,
First & last trains
First train departs at03:27
Last train departs at21:25
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 55m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationSchiphol Airport

Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport for Tuesday 25th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:25
15:11
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 46m
2 changes
11:43
15:24
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 41m
1 change
12:41
15:41
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 00m
1 change
12:42
16:24
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 42m
1 change
12:49
16:41
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 52m
3 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport

You can travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Schiphol Airport is 3 hours and 47 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 41 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport. 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 Schiphol Airport?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport departs at 03:27. The last train from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport departs at 21:25. 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 Schiphol Airport?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Schiphol Airport to Köln Hbf.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/09/2018. 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 23/06/2018 for travel on 23/06/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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