There are 7 ways to get from Cologne to Keukenhof by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport Sprinter / ...

$64 - $94

Cheapest option

Train via Venlo  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo Sneltrein RE13
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport Intercity

$42 - $69

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to Amsterdam Amstel

$56 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Keukenhof 179.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS

$91 - $286

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$101 - $314

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam (AMS) FRA - AMS

$98 - $301

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Keukenhof is 222 km. The road distance is 287.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Keukenhof without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Cologne to Keukenhof, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Keukenhof is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 18 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Keukenhof is 288 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Cologne to Keukenhof.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 1050+ hotels available in Keukenhof. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Keukenhof.
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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Keukenhof via Utrecht Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Schiphol, Airport, and Lisse, Vreewijk in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Cologne to Keukenhof 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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