There are 5 ways to get from Haarlem to Cologne 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  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International

$61 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf N61 / ...

$21 - $66

3 alternative options

Train via Venlo  •  5 h 41 min

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

$42 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Haarlem to Cologne 174 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf

$85 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Haarlem to Cologne is to bus which costs 18€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Haarlem to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Haarlem and Cologne is 227 km. The road distance is 278.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Haarlem to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Haarlem to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Haarlem and arriving at Koln Hbf via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Haarlem to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Haarlem to Cologne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Haarlem to Cologne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Venlo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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