There are 5 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Rheine Bf Re7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Hengelo Stoptrein RB61 / ...

$59 - $107

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Dortmund N74 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Enschede 217

$12 - $25

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Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf Re6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Enschede 217

$40 - $61

Train, bus via Zevenaar  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Zevenaar
  3. Take the bus from Doetinchem, Station to Enschede, Van Heekplein 74

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede 114.1 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Enschede via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf and arriving at Enschede via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Rheine and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Enschede is 150 km. The road distance is 182.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede, including transfers.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede train services, operated by National Express Rail, depart from Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Enschede station.

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Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Hengelo station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede.
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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), Germany and Enschede, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Rheine Bf, Rheine, and Hengelo in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede via Dortmund in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Rheine Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.de
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 Köln Hbf to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.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 Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
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Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
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 Dortmund to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Doetinchem, Station to Enschede, Van Heekplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede is 183 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Enschede.

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