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

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  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine Stoptrein RB61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Köln Hbf Re / ...

$47 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Enschede to Dortmund 217
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund ZOB to Köln ZOB

$35 - $68

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Enschede, Van Heekplein to Doetinchem, Station 74
  2. Take the train from Zevenaar to Dusseldorf Hbf Stoptrein RE19

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Enschede to Cologne 109.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Enschede to Cologne is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Enschede to Cologne is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Enschede and Cologne is 143 km. The road distance is 175.3 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Enschede to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Enschede and arriving at Köln ZOB via Dortmund ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Enschede to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Enschede and arriving at Köln Hbf via Hengelo and Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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

You can take a train from Enschede to Cologne via Hengelo and Rheine in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Enschede to Cologne via Dortmund and Dortmund ZOB in around 5 h 11 min.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rheine to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Rheine Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Zevenaar to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Enschede to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund ZOB to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Enschede, Van Heekplein to Doetinchem, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
arriva.nl

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