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There are 5 ways to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Hertogenbosch Ice

45€ - 84€

Cheapest option

Bus via Veghel, Busstation  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Eindhoven N93 / ...

17€ - 34€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Koln to Eindhoven 522

26€ - 47€

Train via Venlo  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Mönchengladbach Hbf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Hertogenbosch Intercity

27€ - 51€

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch 200.6 km

26€ - 40€

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Den Bosch is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Den Bosch is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Den Bosch is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch is to bus via Veghel, Busstation which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch. However, there are services departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at 's-Hertogenbosch, Aartshertogenlaan via Eindhoven, Centraal Station and Veghel, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch. However, there are services departing from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen and arriving at Hertogenb via Koeln-Ehrenfeld and Hertogenbosch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Den Bosch is 155 km. The road distance is 200.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs 45€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch, including transfers.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln-Ehrenfeld station.

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The best way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs 45€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch.
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  • Distance: 155.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), Germany and Den Bosch, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Hertogenbosch 4 times a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Koln to Eindhoven twice a week. Tickets cost 17€ - 25€ and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Db Ag
Website
efa.vrr.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
efa.vrr.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Venlo to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 29€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Koln to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Koln to Eindhoven, JFK
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Airport, Terminal 2 to Eindhoven - JF Kennedylaan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
RegioJet

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Eindhoven station.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hertogenbosch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Den Bosch.

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