There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to The Hague 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.

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Intercity

$58 - $85

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to The Hague 268

$30 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to The Hague

$45 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to The Hague 175.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$83 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to The Hague is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to The Hague is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Cologne and The Hague is 223 km. The road distance is 281.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Cologne to The Hague, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cologne Hbf and arriving at The Hague. Services depart four times a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Koln Hbf and arriving at Den Haag Centraal via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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Cologne to The Hague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 139.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and The Hague, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Cologne to The Hague via Utrecht Centraal in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Cologne to The Hague 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne Hbf to The Hague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to The Hague
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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