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Duration 2h 49m
Distance 262.2 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and North Rhine-Westphalia takes 2h 49m and the fastest train takes 2h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Amsterdam to North Rhine-Westphalia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Cologne
2h 54m
27€ - 58€

Amsterdam to North Rhine-Westphalia train times

Trains run four times a day between Amsterdam and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 10:38 in the morning, and the last departure from Amsterdam is at 18:38 which arrives into Cologne at 21:25. All services require a transfer at KOELN MESSE/DEUTZ GL.11-12 and take an average of 2h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to North Rhine-Westphalia. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Köln Neumarkt via Köln Bf Deutz/Messe Lanxess Arena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and North Rhine-Westphalia is 208 km. The road distance is 262.2 km.

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Amsterdam to North Rhine-Westphalia train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to North Rhine-Westphalia train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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There are 315+ hotels available in North Rhine-Westphalia. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam and North Rhine-Westphalia?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 every 4 hours. Tickets cost 24€ - 60€ and the journey takes 2h 41m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€

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