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There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Deventer by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

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

$46 - $69

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station 83
  3. Take the train from Nijmegen to Deventer

$24 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to Arnhem

$49 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Deventer 125.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Deventer is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Deventer is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Deventer. However, there are services departing from Koln Hbf and arriving at Deventer via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Deventer is 157 km. The road distance is 201.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Deventer without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Cologne to Deventer, including transfers.

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Cologne to Deventer train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Koln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Deventer is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Cologne to Deventer train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Deventer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Deventer is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Cologne to Deventer.

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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Deventer, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Cologne to Deventer via Arnhem Centraal in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Cologne to Deventer twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
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 Arnhem Centraal to Deventer
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Nijmegen to Deventer
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
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Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne Hbf to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Venlo, Station Perron D to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Venlo, Busstation to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl

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