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There are 6 ways to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

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

$59 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Mönchengladbach 268
  2. Take the train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln, Ehrenfeld Bf Ehrenfeld Re8 / ...

$37 - $49

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Cologne Hbf

$45 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne 174.4 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 34 min

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

$96 - $298

Train, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) AMS - CGN

$76 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Cologne Hbf. 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 Den Haag HS Station to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Koln Hbf via Den Haag Centraal and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Den Haag HS Station and Cologne is 221 km. The road distance is 279.1 km.

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The best way to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne, including transfers.

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Den Haag HS Station to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from The Hague station.

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Den Haag HS Station to Cologne train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Den Haag HS Station, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne via Den Haag Centraal and Utrecht Centraal in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Train operators
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 Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln, Ehrenfeld Bf Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from The Hague to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Den Haag HS Station to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Cologne Hbf station.

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Den Haag HS Station to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Koln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Den Haag HS Station to Cologne is 279 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Den Haag HS Station to Cologne.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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