There are 5 ways to get from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Arnhem Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International

$46 - $73

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Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station to Eindhoven, Centraal Station 156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 268

$17 - $23

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Train via Venlo  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  3. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf S11 / ...

$24 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne 113.3 miles

$27 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

$103 - $309

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No, there is no direct bus from 's-Hertogenbosch station to Cologne. However, there are services departing from 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Eindhoven and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Hertogenbosch and arriving at Koln Hbf via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between 's-Hertogenbosch and Cologne is 143 km. The road distance is 181.3 km.

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The best way to get from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne, including transfers.

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's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne bus services, operated by Bravo, arrive at 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station.

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's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Hertogenbosch station.

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The best way to get from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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Map of how to get from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne via Arnhem Centraal in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne via Eindhoven, Centraal Station, Eindhoven, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Hertogenbosch to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hertogenbosch to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hertogenbosch to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station to Eindhoven, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
bravo.info
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Koln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne is 181 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from 's-Hertogenbosch to Cologne.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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